Matilda of Tuscany

1046 - 1115

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Matilda of Tuscany (Italian: Matilde di Canossa [maˈtilde di kaˈnɔssa], Latin: Matilda, Mathilda; c. 1046 – 24 July 1115), was a member of the House of Canossa (also known as the Attonids) and one of the most powerful nobles in Italy in the second half of the eleventh century. She ruled as a feudal margravine and, as a relative of the imperial Salian dynasty, she brokered a settlement in the so-called Investiture Controversy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matilda of Tuscany has received more than 454,013 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Matilda of Tuscany is the 167th most popular military personnel (up from 193rd in 2019), the 551st most popular biography from Italy (up from 615th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Matilda of Tuscany was most famous for being the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV and his wife Bertha of Turin. She was also the mother of Holy Roman Emperor Henry V.

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Among military personnels, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 167 out of 1,466Before her are Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Draža Mihailović, Paul Hausser, Hans Krebs, Andrey Vlasov, and Alfred von Schlieffen. After her are August von Mackensen, Lavr Kornilov, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Mikhail Frunze, Paul Tibbets, and Felix Steiner.

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Among people born in 1046, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 1After her are Ladislaus I of Hungary, Jimena Díaz, and Constance of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1115, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 2Before her is Peter the Hermit. After her are Olav Magnusson of Norway, Adela of Flanders, and Ivo of Chartres.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 551 out of 4,088Before her are Tancred, Prince of Galilee (1072), Lucullus (-118), Antonello da Messina (1430), Berengar I of Italy (850), Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485), and Pope John XVII (950). After her are Pope Adrian III (800), Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), Giulio Romano (1499), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Hippasus (-600), and Denis (210).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 7Before her are Cesare Borgia (1475), Germanicus (-15), Andrea Doria (1466), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), and Gaius Julius Caesar (-135). After her are Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Sejanus (-20), Italo Balbo (1896), and Federico da Montefeltro (1422).