Abraham Kuyper

1837 - 1920

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Abraham Kuyper ( KY-pər, Dutch: [ˈaːbraːɦɑm ˈkœypər]; 29 October 1837 – 8 November 1920) was the Prime Minister of the Netherlands between 1901 and 1905, an influential neo-Calvinist pastor and a journalist. He established the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands, which upon its foundation became the second largest Reformed denomination in the country behind the state-supported Dutch Reformed Church. In addition, he founded the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Anti-Revolutionary Party, and a newspaper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Kuyper has received more than 477,249 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Abraham Kuyper is the 5,127th most popular politician (up from 5,557th in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 223rd in 2019) and the 29th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Over the past year Abraham Kuyper has had the most page views in the with 51,634 views, followed by Dutch (28,681), and Korean (6,876). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (200.68%), Norwegian (Nynorsk) (117.50%), and Asturian (82.08%)


Among politicians, Abraham Kuyper ranks 5,127 out of 19,576Before him are Julia Flavia, Prince Albert of Prussia, Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Emperor Go-Shirakawa, Ernak, and Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte. After him are Antipope Benedict X, Touman, Emperor Duanzong, Birendra of Nepal, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, and Haji Mohammad Chamkani.

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Among people born in 1837, Abraham Kuyper ranks 31Before him are Francis, Duke of Teck, Empress Dowager Ci'an, Vasily Radlov, Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Édouard Stephan, and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. After him are James Murray, Joseph Bell, Arnold Janssen, Henry Draper, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Wild Bill Hickok. Among people deceased in 1920, Abraham Kuyper ranks 30Before him are Max Klinger, Duke Ludwig Wilhelm in Bavaria, Essad Pasha Toptani, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Eleanor H. Porter, and Prince Joachim of Prussia. After him are Otto Gross, Lothar von Trotha, Fatali Khan Khoyski, Mikhail Eisenstein, William Chester Minor, and Norman Lockyer.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Abraham Kuyper ranks 212 out of 1,646Before him are William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), Rodolphus Agricola (1443), Johan Jongkind (1819), C. C. Catch (1964), Wim Jansen (1946), and Antonis Mor (1519). After him are Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Willem van Aelst (1627), Johannes Heesters (1903), Anton Geesink (1934), and Cornelis van Haarlem (1562).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Abraham Kuyper ranks 29Before him are John II, Count of Holland (1247), Wim Duisenberg (1935), Margaret of Bavaria (1363), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Willem Drees (1886), and William I, Count of Hainaut (1287). After him are Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547), Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), Joan Blaeu (1596), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), and Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851).