Queen Paola of Belgium

1937 - Today

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Paola (born Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria; born 11 September 1937) is a member of the Belgian royal family, who was Queen of the Belgians from 1993 to 2013, as the wife of the King Albert II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Queen Paola of Belgium has received more than 470,029 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Queen Paola of Belgium is the 1,109th most popular politician (up from 1,327th in 2019), the 459th most popular biography from Italy (up from 517th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Italian Politician.

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

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  • 470k

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  • 75.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 1,109 out of 15,710Before her are Zedekiah, Artaxerxes III, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Alexander I of Macedon, Park Geun-hye, and Muhammad XII of Granada. After her are Gustáv Husák, Habib Bourguiba, Jianwen Emperor, Klement Gottwald, John II Komnenos, and Abd el-Krim.

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Among people born in 1937, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 13Before her are Valentina Tereshkova, Ridley Scott, Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, and Vanessa Redgrave. After her are Renzo Piano, Martti Ahtisaari, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Jared Diamond, Ahmed Yassin, and Mengistu Haile Mariam.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 459 out of 4,088Before her are Toto Cutugno (1943), Pope John IX (850), Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (1492), Brennus (-500), Pope Sergius IV (970), and Umberto Boccioni (1882). After her are Britannicus (41), Fabio Capello (1946), Carlo Ponti (1912), Giorgio Agamben (1942), Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909), and Pope John XIV (1000).


Among politicians born in Italy, Queen Paola of Belgium ranks 74Before her are Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus (-300), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Octavia the Younger (-69), Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (1492), and Brennus (-500). After her are Britannicus (41), Damocles (null), Claudia Octavia (40), Francesco I Sforza (1401), Trebonianus Gallus (206), and Giorgio Napolitano (1925).