Charles II, Elector Palatine

1651 - 1685

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Charles II (German: Karl II.; 10 April 1651, in Heidelberg – 26 May 1685, in Heidelberg) was Elector Palatine from 1680 to 1685. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles II, Elector Palatine has received more than 167,148 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Charles II, Elector Palatine is the 6,790th most popular politician (down from 5,816th in 2019), the 1,853rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,623rd in 2019) and the 540th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Charles II, Elector Palatine ranks 6,790 out of 19,576Before him are Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, Al-Hakim I, Hastings Banda, Horace Walpole, Shō Tai, and Ahmed Izzet Pasha. After him are Johannes R. Becher, Herod of Chalcis, Abu Marwan Abd al-Malik I Saadi, Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha, Maxwell D. Taylor, and Marquess of Beixiang.

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Among people born in 1651, Charles II, Elector Palatine ranks 10Before him are William Dampier, Natalya Naryshkina, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Engelbert Kaempfer, Madame d'Aulnoy, and Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld. After him are Charles Eugène de Croÿ, Dimitry of Rostov, Johann Krieger, William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Louis Antoine de Noailles, and Joseph Vaz. Among people deceased in 1685, Charles II, Elector Palatine ranks 7Before him are Charles II of England, Emperor Go-Sai, Adriaen van Ostade, Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato, and Juan Carreño de Miranda. After him are Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti, Archduchess Isabella Clara of Austria, James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, Michel Le Tellier, Thomas Otway, and Francisco Herrera the Younger.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Charles II, Elector Palatine ranks 1,853 out of 7,253Before him are Paul Drude (1863), Dietrich, Count of Oldenburg (1390), Julius Dorpmüller (1869), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia (1746), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), and Joanna Sophia of Bavaria (1373). After him are Günter Behnisch (1922), Johannes R. Becher (1891), Oswald Boelcke (1891), Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse (1906), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), and Max Pechstein (1881).

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