Matilda of Ringelheim

894 - 968

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Matilda of Ringelheim (c. 892 – 14 March 968), also known as Saint Matilda, was a Saxon noblewoman. Due to her marriage to Henry I in 909, she became the first Ottonian queen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matilda of Ringelheim has received more than 230,358 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Matilda of Ringelheim is the 193rd most popular companion (down from 161st in 2019), the 675th most popular biography from Germany (down from 572nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular German Companion.

Matilda of Ringelheim is most famous for being the first woman to lead a crusade. She was a nun who led a crusade against the Slavs in the 11th century.

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Among companions, Matilda of Ringelheim ranks 193 out of 687Before her are Blanche of Burgundy, Rachele Mussolini, Amélie of Orléans, Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain, Barbara Radziwiłł, and Maria Amalia of Austria. After her are Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Joanna la Beltraneja, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Maria Theresa of Austria, Joan the Lame, and Matilda of Flanders.

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Among people born in 894, Matilda of Ringelheim ranks 1After her are Emma of France and Flodoard. Among people deceased in 968, Matilda of Ringelheim ranks 1After her are Al-Muttaqi, Bardas Phokas the Elder, and Abu al-Misk Kafur.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Matilda of Ringelheim ranks 675 out of 5,289Before her are Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), Felix Wankel (1902), Wilhelm Hauff (1802), August Horch (1868), and Hermann Weyl (1885). After her are Max Beckmann (1884), Lucian Freud (1922), Georg Jellinek (1851), Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of France (1174), Jakob Fugger (1459), and Franz Joseph Gall (1758).

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