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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 or Matilda of Canossa after her ancestral castle of Canossa), also referred to as la Gran Contessa ("the Great Countess"), was a member of the House of Canossa (also known as the Attonids) in the second half of the eleventh century. Matilda was one of the most important governing figures of the Italian Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matilda of Tuscany has received more than 511,129 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Matilda of Tuscany is the 176th most popular military personnel (down from 167th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 551st 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 176 out of 1,468Before her are Józef Poniatowski, Hans Krebs, Oskar Dirlewanger, Akechi Mitsuhide, Johannes Blaskowitz, and Djemal Pasha. After her are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Aleksei Brusilov, Felix Steiner, Walther von Reichenau, Syagrius, and Draža Mihailović.

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

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Matilda of Tuscany ranks 592 out of 4,668Before her are Umberto Nobile (1885), Grazia Deledda (1871), Kurt Schuschnigg (1897), Pope Silverius (490), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), and Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (1510). After her are Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Statius (40), Pope Stephen I (200), Damocles (null), Pope Miltiades (250), and Aldus Manutius (1449).


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