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Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

1660 - 1744

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Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Princess of Mindelheim, Countess of Nellenburg (née Jenyns, spelled Jennings in most modern references; 5 June 1660 (Old Style) – 18 October 1744), was an English courtier who rose to be one of the most influential women of her time through her close relationship with Anne, Queen of Great Britain. Sarah's relationship and influence with Princess Anne were widely known, and leading public figures often turned their attentions to her, hoping for favor from Anne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough has received more than 2,804,150 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough is the 2,004th most popular politician (down from 1,109th in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 278th in 2019) and the 87th most popular British Politician.

Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, was a close friend and confidant of Queen Anne. She was the daughter of the Duke of Marlborough and his wife, Sarah Jennings. She was married to George Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ranks 2,004 out of 15,710Before her are Ahmad Shah Qajar, Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, Magnus the Good, Şah Sultan, Ezer Weizman, and Ptolemy X Alexander I. After her are Gianni Agnelli, Ludvík Svoboda, Jeroboam II, Danjong of Joseon, Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat, and Haggai.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1660, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ranks 4Before her are Daniel Defoe, George I of Great Britain, and Alessandro Scarlatti. After her are Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Veronica Giuliani, André Campra, Johann Kuhnau, Hans Sloane, Andreas Schlüter, Johann Joseph Fux, and Friedrich Hoffmann. Among people deceased in 1744, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ranks 5Before her are Anders Celsius, Giambattista Vico, Alexander Pope, and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans. After her are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Giuseppe Guarneri, Leonardo Leo, André Campra, Marie Anne de Mailly, John Theophilus Desaguliers, and Johann Heinrich Schulze.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ranks 493 out of 6,924Before her are John Couch Adams (1819), John Bonham (1948), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), G. E. Moore (1873), and Offa of Mercia (800). After her are James Bradley (1693), William Shockley (1910), Arthur Balfour (1848), Jerome K. Jerome (1859), Nicholas Winton (1909), and Banksy (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ranks 87Before her are Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Harthacnut (1018), James Callaghan (1912), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Austen Chamberlain (1863), and Offa of Mercia (800). After her are Arthur Balfour (1848), Eadwig (940), Eadred (923), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), and James Francis Edward Stuart (1688).