Albert of Brandenburg

1490 - 1545

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Cardinal Albert of Brandenburg (German: Albrecht von Brandenburg; 28 June 1490 – 24 September 1545) was a German cardinal, elector, Archbishop of Mainz from 1514 to 1545, and Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1513 to 1545. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert of Brandenburg has received more than 121,709 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Albert of Brandenburg is the 748th most popular religious figure (down from 731st in 2019), the 874th most popular biography from Germany (down from 865th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Religious Figure.

Albert of Brandenburg is most famous for being the first Margrave of Brandenburg. He was a member of the House of Ascania and a descendant of Albert the Bear, the first Margrave of Brandenburg.

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Among religious figures, Albert of Brandenburg ranks 748 out of 2,238Before him are Willibrord, Itzhak Stern, Antipope Boniface VII, Expeditus, Thaïs, and Angela of Foligno. After him are Brendan, Arnulf of Metz, Mary of Bethany, Lucile Randon, Saint Susanna, and Bruno of Querfurt.

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Among people born in 1490, Albert of Brandenburg ranks 7Before him are Mimar Sinan, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Adrian Willaert, Olaus Magnus, and Huáscar. After him are Vittoria Colonna, Ebussuud Efendi, Florian Geyer, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, and Françoise d'Alençon. Among people deceased in 1545, Albert of Brandenburg ranks 8Before him are Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Hans Baldung, Injong of Joseon, Sher Shah Suri, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, and Elizabeth of Austria. After him are Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Peter Faber, Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans, Louis X, Duke of Bavaria, Pietro Lando, and Nikola Jurišić.

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Among people born in Germany, Albert of Brandenburg ranks 874 out of 6,142Before him are Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Moses Hess (1812), Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal (1857), Erich Kempka (1910), Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810), and Hennig Brand (1630). After him are Stefan George (1868), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), Zwentibold (870), and Peter Parler (1330).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Albert of Brandenburg ranks 20Before him are Pope Victor II (1018), Norbert of Xanten (1080), Margot Frank (1926), Gertrude the Great (1256), Johann Tetzel (1460), and Therese Neumann (1898). After him are Bruno of Querfurt (970), Nicolaus Zinzendorf (1700), Conrad Schumann (1942), Barbara Blomberg (1527), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), and Severinus of Noricum (410).