Noblewomen

A woman of noble birth or rank is referred to as a noblewoman. Throughout history, several notable noblewomen have played significant roles. Here is a list of some famous noblewomen who made a name for themselves.

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 1 Sophie, Countess of Wessex

Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: radcliffe infirmary, Oxford, England

 2 Sarah

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Famous As: Abraham's wife
Birthdate: 1803 BC
Died: 1838 BC
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 3 Madame de Pompadour

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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: December 29, 1721
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1764

 4 Charlene, Princess of Monaco

Charlene, Princess of Monaco.
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: January 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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 5 Lisa del Giocondo

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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: June 15, 1479
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: July 15, 1542

 6 Diane de Poitiers

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Famous As: Courtier
Birthdate: January 9, 1500
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Vallier, France
Died: April 25, 1566
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 7 Masako, Crown Princess of Japan

Masako, Crown Princess of Japan.
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Famous As: Crown Princess of Japan
Birthdate: December 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toranomon Hospital, Toranomon, Tokyo
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 8 Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham

Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham.
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Famous As: Courtier
Birthdate: 1670 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: December 6, 1734
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 9 Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: January 25, 1936

 10 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 27, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: October 27, 1897
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 11 Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom

Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: December 3, 1935

 12 Lucretia

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Italy
Died: 0510 BC
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 13 Dorothy Macmillan

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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 1966

 14 Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 25, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, England
Died: January 3, 1981

 15 Caterina Sforza

Caterina Sforza.
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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: 1463 AD
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: May 28, 1509

Caterina Sforza was an Italian noblewoman who served as a regent for her son Ottaviano, the Lord of Imola and Forlì. Caterina is among the few women who caught the attention of Italian Renaissance writer Niccolò Machiavelli who discussed her at length. In 2010, she became the subject of a historical novel titled Scarlet Contessa.

 16 Clarice Orsini

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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 1450 AD
Birthplace: Monterotondo, Italy
Died: July 30, 1488
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 17 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 15, 1689
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 21, 1762

 18 Contessina de' Bardi

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: 1390 AD
Birthplace: Florence,Italy
Died: September 30, 1473
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 19 Empress Gi

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1315 AD
Birthplace: Goyang, South Korea
Died: 1369 AD

 20 Beatrice Portinari

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: June 8, 1290
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 21 Saint Margaret of Scotland

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Famous As: English princess
Birthdate: 1045 AD
Birthplace: Hungary
Died: November 16, 1093

 22 Julia the Elder

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: October 30, 0039
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0014 AD
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 23 Agnès Sorel

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Famous As: Art model
Birthdate: 1422 AD
Birthplace: Yzeures-sur-Creuse, France
Died: February 9, 1450

 24 Ingrid of Sweden

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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 7, 2000
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 25 Margaret, Maid of Norway

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: April 9, 1283
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tonsberg
Died: September 26, 1290

 26 Margaret Douglas

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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: October 8, 1515
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harbottle Castle, Harbottle, England
Died: March 7, 1578

 27 Louise de La Vallière

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Famous As: Duchy of La Vallière
Birthdate: August 6, 1644
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: June 7, 1710

 28 Khutulun

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Famous As: Cousin of Kublai Khan
Birthdate: 1260 AD
Died: 1306 AD

Khutulun was a Mongol wrestler and noblewoman. The daughter of Kaidu, Khutulun is remembered for accompanying her father on his military campaigns. Khutulun finds mention in the writings of personalities like Rashid al-Din Hamadani and Marco Polo. 

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 29 Deborah Cavendish, dowager duchess of Devonshire

Deborah Cavendish, dowager duchess of Devonshire
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Asthall Manor, England
Died: September 24, 2014

Deborah Cavendish, the duchess of Devonshire, was the youngest of the popular Mitford sisters. An aristocrat and a socialite, she was one of the rare people who had met both Adolf Hitler and John Kennedy. She played a key role in commercializing Chatsworth Estate and also wrote books on it.

 30 Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 30, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: November 16, 1977
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 31 Ubolratana Rajakanya

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Famous As: Member of Royal Thai Family
Birthdate: April 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lausanne

The eldest child of Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Ubolratana Rajakanya received top-notch education at institutes such as MIT and UCLA, and ended up marrying MIT student, Peter Ladd Jensen, thereby giving up her royal title, and living in the US as Julie Jensen. She relocated to Thailand after her divorce.

 32 Simonetta Vespucci

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 1453 AD
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: April 26, 1476
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 33 Hatice Sultan

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1495 AD
Birthplace: Edirne, Turkey

 34 Jane Shore

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Famous As: Courtesan
Birthdate: 1445 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 2, 1526

 35 Jeanne de Clisson

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Famous As: Former Noblewoman
Birthdate: 1300 AD
Birthplace: Belleville-sur-Vie, Bellevigny, France
Died: 1359 AD

 36 Marella Agnelli

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: May 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 23, 2019

 37 Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe

Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe
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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: September 8, 1749
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: September 3, 1792

 38 Marozia

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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: April 2, 0890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0937 AD

 39 Princess Deokhye

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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 25, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Changdeokgung, South Korea
Died: April 21, 1989

 40 Eleanor of Provence

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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1223 AD
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: June 26, 1291

 41 Brunhilda of Austrasia

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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0543 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: 0613 AD

 42 Baroness Mary Vetsera

Baroness Mary Vetsera
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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: March 19, 1871
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 30, 1889

 43 Francesca da Rimini

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Famous As: Noble
Birthdate: 1255 AD
Birthplace: Ravenna, Italy
Died: 1285 AD

 44 Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici

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Famous As: Art collector
Birthdate: August 11, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy
Died: February 18, 1743

 45 Lucrezia Donati

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Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 1447 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1501 AD

 46 Matilda of Tuscany

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Famous As: Countess of Tuscany
Birthdate: 1046 AD
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: July 24, 1115

 47 Freydís Eiríksdóttir

Freydís Eiríksdóttir
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Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 0970 AD
Birthplace: Iceland

 48 Pauline Bonaparte

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: October 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maison Bonaparte, France
Died: June 9, 1825

 49 Beatrice Cenci

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Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: February 6, 1577
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: September 11, 1599

 50 Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria

Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria
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Famous As: Archduchess
Birthdate: February 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castle Betzdorf, Betzdorf, Luxembourg
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