Yolande de Polastron

1749 - 1793

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Yolande Martine Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchess of Polignac (8 September 1749 – 9 December 1793) was the favourite of Marie Antoinette, whom she first met when she was presented at the Palace of Versailles in 1775, the year after Marie Antoinette became the Queen of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yolande de Polastron has received more than 404,688 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Yolande de Polastron is the 1,540th most popular politician (up from 1,860th in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from France (up from 684th in 2019) and the 138th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Yolande de Polastron ranks 1,540 out of 15,710. Before her are Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Seonjo of Joseon, Paul-Henri Spaak, Alexios V Doukas, Nicolás Maduro, and An Lushan. After her are Constantine VI, Felix Yusupov, Möngke Khan, Nancy Pelosi, Tiberius II Constantine, and Æthelred the Unready.

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Among people born in 1749, Yolande de Polastron ranks 8Before her are Edward Jenner, Pierre-Simon Laplace, Christian VII of Denmark, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Nicolas Appert, and Domenico Cimarosa. After her are Lorenzo Da Ponte, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Daniel Rutherford, Abraham Gottlob Werner, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, and Vittorio Alfieri. Among people deceased in 1793, Yolande de Polastron ranks 9Before her are Jean-Paul Marat, Olympe de Gouges, Madame du Barry, Charlotte Corday, Carlo Goldoni, and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans. After her are Madame Roland, Jean Sylvain Bailly, Francesco Guardi, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Charles Bonnet, and Alexander Roslin.

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Among people born in France, Yolande de Polastron ranks 579 out of 5,234. Before her are Jean Lannes (1769), Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Joan II of Navarre (1311), Camille Flammarion (1842), and Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372). After her are Henrietta Maria of France (1609), Victor Grignard (1871), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), Léon Walras (1834), Pierre Bonnard (1867), and Auguste de Marmont (1774).


Among politicians born in France, Yolande de Polastron ranks 138Before her are René of Anjou (1409), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Léon Blum (1872), Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), and Joan II of Navarre (1311). After her are Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Albert Lebrun (1871), Peter IV of Aragon (1319), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), Pasquale Paoli (1725), and Charles-Henri Sanson (1739).