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 266,238 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Matilda of Ringelheim is the 184th most popular companion (up from 193rd in 2019), the 686th most popular biography from Germany (down from 675th in 2019) and the 27th most popular 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 184 out of 673Before her are Maria Amalia of Austria, Clarice Orsini, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Arsinoe II, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, and Abigail. After her are Maria Theresa of Austria, Constance of Aragon, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Meritamen, Joanna la Beltraneja, and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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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, Abu Firas al-Hamdani, and Abu al-Misk Kafur.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Matilda of Ringelheim ranks 686 out of 6,142Before her are Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Hermann Müller (1876), Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (1636), Andreas Baader (1943), Julius Schreck (1898), and Josef Albers (1888). After her are Artur Axmann (1913), Hermann Weyl (1885), Klaus Mann (1906), Karl Carstens (1914), Louis Spohr (1784), and Sandra (1962).

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