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Albert I of Belgium

1875 - 1934

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Albert I (8 April 1875 – 17 February 1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934. He ruled during an eventful period in the history of Belgium, which included the period of World War I (1914–1918), when 90 percent of Belgium was overrun, occupied, and ruled by the German Empire. Other crucial issues included the adoption of the Treaty of Versailles in June 1919, the ruling of the Belgian Congo as an overseas possession of the Kingdom of Belgium along with the League of Nations mandate of Ruanda-Urundi, the reconstruction of Belgium following the war, and the first five years of the Great Depression (1929–1934). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert I of Belgium has received more than 1,688,608 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Albert I of Belgium is the 577th most popular politician (up from 647th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Belgium (up from 24th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Belgian Politician.

Albert I of Belgium is most famous for being the first king of the Belgians. He was a member of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which was a branch of the House of Wettin.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Albert I of Belgium ranks 577 out of 15,710Before him are Ante Pavelić, Xanthippe, Ibn Saud, Philip I of France, Mary of Burgundy, and Reuven Rivlin. After him are Hafsa Sultan, Norodom Sihanouk, Kim Dae-jung, Robert F. Kennedy, Licinius, and Georgi Dimitrov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Albert I of Belgium ranks 13Before him are Ferdinand Porsche, Gerd von Rundstedt, Jeanne Calment, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Ibn Saud. After him are Mikhail Kalinin, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Vallabhbhai Patel, Fritz Kreisler, Gilbert N. Lewis, and Marie of Romania. Among people deceased in 1934, Albert I of Belgium ranks 7Before him are Marie Curie, Paul von Hindenburg, Lev Vygotsky, Ernst Röhm, Edward Elgar, and Fritz Haber. After him are Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, Raymond Poincaré, Nestor Makhno, and Engelbert Dollfuss.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Albert I of Belgium ranks 21 out of 899Before him are Philip I of Castile (1478), Frans Hals (1582), Albert II of Belgium (1934), Georges Simenon (1903), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), and Mary of Burgundy (1457). After him are Georges Lemaître (1894), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Mary of Hungary (1505), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), and Adolphe Sax (1814).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Albert I of Belgium ranks 9Before him are Clovis I (466), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Philip I of Castile (1478), Albert II of Belgium (1934), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), and Mary of Burgundy (1457). After him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Mary of Hungary (1505), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Baudouin of Belgium (1930), Eleanor of Austria (1498), and William III of the Netherlands (1817).