Queen Paola of Belgium

1937 - Today

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Paola (née Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria; born 11 September 1937) is a member of the Belgian royal family who was Queen of the Belgians during the reign of her husband, King Albert II, from 9 August 1993 to 21 July 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Queen Paola of Belgium has received more than 677,347 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 38 in 2019). Queen Paola of Belgium is the 1,225th most popular politician (down from 1,055th in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from Italy (down from 445th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Italian Politician.

Queen Paola of Belgium is most famous for her charity work.

Memorability Metrics

  • 680k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Queen Paola of Belgiums by language

Over the past year Queen Paola of Belgium has had the most page views in the with 93,708 views, followed by Italian (74,847), and French (51,726). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (59.23%), Egyptian Arabic (36.91%), and Georgian (29.16%)


Among politicians, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 1,225 out of 19,576Before her are Jianwen Emperor, Albert Lebrun, Sunjong of Korea, Musaylimah, Amenhotep II, and Joan I of Navarre. After her are Frederick I of Sweden, Ælfweard of Wessex, Jamukha, Francesco I Sforza, Berengar I of Italy, and Chlothar II.

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Among people born in 1937, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 17Before her are Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Martti Ahtisaari, Boris Spassky, Renzo Piano, and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. After her are Madeleine Albright, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Vanessa Redgrave, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, and Robert Coleman Richardson.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 496 out of 5,161Before her are Antonello da Messina (1430), Lavinia Fontana (1552), Ornella Muti (1955), Grazia Deledda (1871), Franco Nero (1941), and Theocritus (-315). After her are Francesco I Sforza (1401), Berengar I of Italy (850), Paolo Maldini (1968), Jacopo Peri (1561), Cornelius Nepos (-100), and Pope Leo II (611).


Among politicians born in Italy, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 70Before her are Pietro Badoglio (1871), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), Gaius Cassius Longinus (-87), Brennus (-500), Octavia the Younger (-69), and Gaius Gracchus (-154). After her are Francesco I Sforza (1401), Berengar I of Italy (850), Totila (500), Lucius Caesar (-17), Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (1666), and Trebonianus Gallus (206).