Zita of Bourbon-Parma

1892 - 1989

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Zita of Bourbon-Parma (Zita Maria delle Grazie Adelgonda Micaela Raffaela Gabriella Giuseppina Antonia Luisa Agnese; 9 May 1892 – 14 March 1989) was the wife of Charles, the last monarch of Austria-Hungary. As such, she was the last Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, in addition to other titles. She is venerated in the Catholic Church, having been declared Servant of God by Pope Benedict XVI. Born as the seventeenth child of the dispossessed Robert I, Duke of Parma, and his second wife, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Zita married the then Archduke Charles of Austria in 1911. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zita of Bourbon-Parma has received more than 610,750 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Zita of Bourbon-Parma is the 40th most popular companion (down from 39th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Italy (down from 283rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Companion.

Zita of Bourbon-Parma was the second wife of Emperor Charles I, King of Hungary and Bohemia. She was born as Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma and was the daughter of Duke Robert I of Parma and his wife Princess Maria Antonia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. The marriage of Zita and Charles I was a happy one, and she became the mother of four children.

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Among companions, Zita of Bourbon-Parma ranks 40 out of 687Before her are Victoria, Princess Royal, Elisabeth of Valois, Madame du Barry, Marie Leszczyńska, Eugénie de Montijo, and Caroline of Ansbach. After her are Salman the Persian, Isabella of France, Maria Carolina of Austria, Elizabeth Woodville, Anne Hathaway, and Magda Goebbels.

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Among people born in 1892, Zita of Bourbon-Parma ranks 11Before her are Louis de Broglie, Walter Benjamin, Manfred von Richthofen, Ivo Andrić, Pearl S. Buck, and Arthur Seyss-Inquart. After her are Oliver Hardy, Alexander Alekhine, Theodor Eicke, Sepp Dietrich, Martin Niemöller, and Engelbert Dollfuss. Among people deceased in 1989, Zita of Bourbon-Parma ranks 13Before her are Konrad Lorenz, Ted Bundy, Herbert von Karajan, Georges Simenon, Andrei Sakharov, and Elena Ceaușescu. After her are Laurence Olivier, Lee Van Cleef, Osamu Tezuka, Bette Davis, Andrei Gromyko, and Vladimir Horowitz.

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Among people born in Italy, Zita of Bourbon-Parma ranks 284 out of 4,088Before her are Pope Pelagius I (505), Nino Rota (1911), Philip Neri (1515), Pope John XII (937), Pope Eugene III (1080), and Filippo Lippi (1406). After her are Umberto II of Italy (1904), Pope Julius I (300), Pope Innocent I (378), Andrea Doria (1466), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), and Vitus (290).


Among companions born in Italy, Zita of Bourbon-Parma ranks 3Before her are Catherine de' Medici (1519) and Messalina (17). After her are Livia (-58), Poppaea Sabina (30), Elisabeth Farnese (1692), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Julia the Elder (-39), and Amalasuntha (495).