Alexander, Prince of Orange

1851 - 1884

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Alexander, Prince of Orange (Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik; 25 August 1851 – 21 June 1884), was heir apparent to his father King William III of the Netherlands from 11 June 1879 until his death. For a span of 116 years, from the birth of Alexander (1851) until the birth of the present king Willem-Alexander (1967), no male heirs were born into the Dutch Royal House. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander, Prince of Orange has received more than 253,088 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander, Prince of Orange is the 5,455th most popular politician (up from 5,821st in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 232nd in 2019) and the 35th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Over the past year Alexander, Prince of Orange has had the most page views in the with 40,061 views, followed by Dutch (30,597), and German (6,635). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (232.70%), Catalan (38.79%), and Turkish (28.35%)


Among politicians, Alexander, Prince of Orange ranks 5,455 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Chong of Han, Julia Minor, Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias, Alfonso IV of León, Bermudo I of Asturias, and Leonardo Loredan. After him are Bolesław V the Chaste, Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, Ranavalona II, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Fevzi Çakmak, and Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel.

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Among people born in 1851, Alexander, Prince of Orange ranks 24Before him are Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Friedrich von Wieser, Vincent d'Indy, Asa Griggs Candler, Knut Wicksell, and Émile Boirac. After him are Bernardino Machado, Charles Dupuy, George Francis FitzGerald, Guillaume Bigourdan, Emilia Pardo Bazán, and Theodor Lipps. Among people deceased in 1884, Alexander, Prince of Orange ranks 18Before him are Fanny Elssler, Charles Adolphe Wurtz, Alfred Brehm, Karl Richard Lepsius, Allan Pinkerton, and Hans Makart. After him are Jules Bastien-Lepage, Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal, Paul Abadie, Hermann Schlegel, Eduard Rüppell, and Cetshwayo kaMpande.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Alexander, Prince of Orange ranks 233 out of 1,646Before him are Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Willem Kalf (1619), John Goodricke (1764), Willem Mengelberg (1871), Joop Zoetemelk (1946), and Robin van Persie (1983). After him are Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Anton Mussert (1894), Adriaen de Vries (1556), George Blake (1922), Isaac Beeckman (1588), and Wim Suurbier (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Alexander, Prince of Orange ranks 35Before him are Abraham Kuyper (1837), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547), Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), Joan Blaeu (1596), and Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824). After him are Anton Mussert (1894), Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (1948), William I, Count of Holland (1167), Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau (1627), Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), and William, Prince of Orange (1840).