Alexander of Battenberg

1857 - 1893

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Alexander Joseph (Bulgarian: Александър I Батенберг; 5 April 1857 – 17 November 1893), known as Alexander of Battenberg, was the first prince (knyaz) of the autonomous Principality of Bulgaria from 1878 until his abdication in 1886. The Bulgarian Grand National Assembly elected him as Prince of autonomous Bulgaria, in 1878. He dissolved the assembly in 1880 and suspended the Constitution in 1881, considering it too liberal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander of Battenberg has received more than 330,071 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Alexander of Battenberg is the 1,586th most popular politician (up from 1,634th in 2019), the 602nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 608th in 2019) and the 98th most popular Italian Politician.

Alexander of Battenberg was a Russian prince and general. He was the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine and Princess Alice of Great Britain, a daughter of Queen Victoria.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

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Over the past year Alexander of Battenberg has had the most page views in the with 63,814 views, followed by English (49,510), and Russian (21,949). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (65.05%), Catalan (47.20%), and Latin (44.65%)


Among politicians, Alexander of Battenberg ranks 1,586 out of 19,576Before him are Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Michael I Rangabe, Mentor, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and John Tyler. After him are Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Cleopatra III of Egypt, Rutherford B. Hayes, Carol I of Romania, Shapur II, and Hu Yaobang.

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Among people born in 1857, Alexander of Battenberg ranks 18Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, William Howard Taft, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Alfred Binet, Theo van Gogh, and Eugen Bleuler. After him are Paul Doumer, Axel Munthe, Andrija Mohorovičić, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Thorstein Veblen, and Julius Wagner-Jauregg. Among people deceased in 1893, Alexander of Battenberg ranks 7Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, Jean-Martin Charcot, Patrice de MacMahon, and Hippolyte Taine. After him are Rutherford B. Hayes, Jan Matejko, Edwin Booth, Josef Stefan, Jules Ferry, and Ernst Kummer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alexander of Battenberg ranks 602 out of 5,161Before him are Carlo Ponti (1912), Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Pope Zephyrinus (150), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), and Laura Bassi (1711). After him are Raffaella Carrà (1943), Pope Miltiades (250), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Pope Agapetus I (490), and Pope Stephen VI (850).


Among politicians born in Italy, Alexander of Battenberg ranks 98Before him are Clara Petacci (1912), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Titus Tatius (-800), Bona Sforza (1494), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), and Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545). After him are Constans (320), Charles II of Naples (1254), Publius Clodius Pulcher (-90), Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily (1782), Olybrius (400), and Andrew III of Hungary (1265).