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Albert, Duke of Prussia

1490 - 1568

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Albert of Prussia (German: Albrecht von Preussen; 17 May 1490 – 20 March 1568) was a German prince who was the 37th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, who after converting to Lutheranism, became the first ruler of the Duchy of Prussia, the secularized state that emerged from the former Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights. Albert was the first European ruler to establish Lutheranism, and thus Protestantism, as the official state religion of his lands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert, Duke of Prussia has received more than 394,903 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Albert, Duke of Prussia is the 111th most popular nobleman (up from 113th in 2019), the 516th most popular biography from Germany (down from 497th in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Nobleman.

Albert, Duke of Prussia was the husband of Queen Victoria of England. He was a member of the House of Hohenzollern and was the son of Prince Albert of Prussia and Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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Among noblemen, Albert, Duke of Prussia ranks 111 out of 842Before him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Hugh the Great, Pyotr Wrangel, Cleopatra of Macedon, and Élisabeth of France. After him are Princess Margaret of Connaught, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Felipe VI of Spain, Haakon VI of Norway, and Robert Curthose.

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Among people born in 1490, Albert, Duke of Prussia ranks 2Before him is Mimar Sinan. After him are Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Adrian Willaert, Olaus Magnus, Huáscar, Albert of Brandenburg, Vittoria Colonna, Ebussuud Efendi, Florian Geyer, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, and Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino. Among people deceased in 1568, Albert, Duke of Prussia ranks 4Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, and Jean Parisot de Valette. After him are Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Jacques Arcadelt, Stanislaus Kostka, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Christoph, Duke of Württemberg.

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Among people born in Germany, Albert, Duke of Prussia ranks 516 out of 6,142Before him are Otto Diels (1876), John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503), Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856), Franz Brentano (1838), and Franz Bopp (1791). After him are Heinrich Mann (1871), Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774), Rabanus Maurus (780), Richard Willstätter (1872), Robert Ritter von Greim (1892), and Anneliese Michel (1952).

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