Augustus, Elector of Saxony

1526 - 1586

Photo of Augustus, Elector of Saxony

Icon of person Augustus, Elector of Saxony

Augustus (31 July 1526 – 11 February 1586) was Elector of Saxony from 1553 to 1586. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustus, Elector of Saxony has received more than 90,945 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Augustus, Elector of Saxony is the 3,849th most popular politician (down from 3,646th in 2019), the 1,061st most popular biography from Germany (down from 935th in 2019) and the 299th most popular German Politician.

Augustus, Elector of Saxony is most famous for being a prince elector in the Holy Roman Empire.

Memorability Metrics

  • 91k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Augustus, Elector of Saxonies by language


Among politicians, Augustus, Elector of Saxony ranks 3,849 out of 15,710Before him are Louis, Prince Napoléon, Kim Yong-il, Max Amann, John IV of Trebizond, Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria, and Francis V, Duke of Modena. After him are Felix Kersten, Giovanni il Popolano, Abu'l-Khayr Khan, Suleiman ibn Qutulmish, Raymond of Poitiers, and Margot Honecker.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1526, Augustus, Elector of Saxony ranks 6Before him are Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Akechi Mitsuhide, Catherine Jagiellon, Elizabeth of Austria, and Rafael Bombelli. After him are Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf, Benedict the Moor, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz, and Bâkî. Among people deceased in 1586, Augustus, Elector of Saxony ranks 5Before him are Stephen Báthory, Margaret of Parma, Lucas Cranach the Younger, and Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Primož Trubar, Philip Sidney, Birbal, Luis de Morales, and Ignazio Danti.

Others Born in 1526

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1586

Go to all Rankings

In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Augustus, Elector of Saxony ranks 1,061 out of 5,289Before him are Carl Schuhmann (1869), Carl Clauberg (1898), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Max Amann (1891), Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal (1855), and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886). After him are Alfred Naujocks (1911), Feodor Lynen (1911), Margot Honecker (1927), Ulrich von Jungingen (1360), Karl Mack von Leiberich (1752), and Robert Huber (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Augustus, Elector of Saxony ranks 299Before him are Peter Minuit (1589), Amalia of Oldenburg (1818), Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), Carl Clauberg (1898), and Max Amann (1891). After him are Margot Honecker (1927), Ulrich von Jungingen (1360), Ludwig Quidde (1858), Joseph Süß Oppenheimer (1698), Emil Jellinek (1853), and Natalia Alexeievna (1755).