Renée of France

1510 - 1574

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Renée of France (25 October 1510 – 12 June 1574), was the Duchess of Ferrara from 31 October 1534 until 3 October 1559 due to her marriage to Ercole II d'Este, grandson of Pope Alexander VI. She was the younger surviving child of Louis XII of France and Anne of Brittany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renée of France has received more than 128,599 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Renée of France is the 2,410th most popular politician (down from 2,147th in 2019), the 841st most popular biography from France (down from 747th in 2019) and the 192nd most popular French Politician.

Renée of France is most famous for being the daughter of King Louis XV and his mistress, Madame de Pompadour. Renée's mother was never officially recognized by the king, but was given the title of "Duchess of Parma" in 1748.

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Among politicians, Renée of France ranks 2,410 out of 15,710Before her are Otto Grotewohl, Arkan, Sancho III of Pamplona, Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy, Gyeongjong of Goryeo, and Sher Shah Suri. After her are Lucius Cornelius Cinna, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, Paul Reynaud, Admetus, Stefan Milutin, and Bonne of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 1510, Renée of France ranks 5Before her are Ambroise Paré, Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence, Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, and Jacopo Bassano. After her are Mikael Agricola, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Gonzalo Pizarro, Aloysius Lilius, François Clouet, Gracia Mendes Nasi, and Elena Glinskaya. Among people deceased in 1574, Renée of France ranks 5Before her are Selim II, Giorgio Vasari, Charles IX of France, and Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After her are Bartolomeo Eustachi, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Ebussuud Efendi, Maarten van Heemskerck, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, and Guru Amar Das.

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Among people born in France, Renée of France ranks 841 out of 5,234Before her are Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Marina Vlady (1938), Charles Garnier (1825), and Guntram (532). After her are Paul Reynaud (1878), Fredegund (545), Maurice Denis (1870), David Guetta (1967), Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (1162), and Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754).


Among politicians born in France, Renée of France ranks 192Before her are Germaine of Foix (1488), Léon Bourgeois (1851), Joseph Babinski (1857), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), and Guntram (532). After her are Paul Reynaud (1878), Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754), Ariovistus (-101), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Émile Loubet (1838), and Louis the Blind (880).