Mary, Queen of Scots

1542 - 1587

Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, reigned over Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. Mary, the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland, was six days old when her father died and she acceded to the throne. She spent most of her childhood in France while Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married the Dauphin of France, Francis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary, Queen of Scots has received more than 34,920,700 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 52nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mary, Queen of Scots ranks 51 out of 14,801Before her are Martin Van Buren, Josip Broz Tito, Akhenaten, Marcus Aurelius, Hillary Clinton, and John F. Kennedy. After her are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Pericles, Nikita Khrushchev, Selim II, Hammurabi, and Justinian I.

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Among people born in 1542, Mary, Queen of Scots ranks 1After her are Akbar, Tokugawa Ieyasu, John of the Cross, Hattori Hanzō, Robert Bellarmine, Isabella de' Medici, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Jan Zamoyski, and Guðbrandur Þorláksson. Among people deceased in 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots ranks 1After her are Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gotthard Kettler, Occhiali, Bianca Cappello, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Francisco Hernández de Toledo, and John Foxe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary, Queen of Scots ranks 18 out of 5,347Before her are James Watt (1736), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), Thomas Hobbes (1588), Michael Faraday (1791), and Henry VIII of England (1491). After her are James Cook (1728), Charles Dickens (1812), Agatha Christie (1890), Richard I of England (1157), John Lennon (1940), and Alan Turing (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Mary, Queen of Scots ranks 5Before her are Elizabeth I of England (1533), Winston Churchill (1874), Queen Victoria (1819), and Richard III of England (1452). After her are Richard I of England (1157), Mary II of England (1662), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary I of England (1516), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Oliver Cromwell (1599), and Ivar the Boneless (900).