Charles V, Duke of Lorraine

1643 - 1690

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Charles V, Duke of Lorraine and Bar (French: Charles Léopold Nicolas Sixte; German: Karl V Leopold; 3 April 1643 – 18 April 1690) succeeded his uncle Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine as titular Duke of Lorraine and Bar in 1675; both duchies were occupied by France from 1634 to 1661 and 1670 to 1697. Born in exile in Vienna, Charles spent his military career in the service of the Habsburg monarchy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles V, Duke of Lorraine has received more than 339,925 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 33 in 2019). Charles V, Duke of Lorraine is the 219th most popular military personnel (down from 159th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Austria (down from 105th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Austrian Military Personnel.

Charles V, Duke of Lorraine is most famous for being the Duke of Lorraine, and for being the Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among military personnels, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine ranks 219 out of 2,058Before him are Andranik, Muhammad bin Qasim, Han Xin, Friedrich Olbricht, Wilhelm Burgdorf, and Marcus Claudius Marcellus. After him are Andrey Yeryomenko, Djemal Pasha, Wilhelm List, Kurt Student, Franz Stangl, and Alfred von Tirpitz.

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Among people born in 1643, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine ranks 3Before him are Isaac Newton, and Ahmed II. After him are Afonso VI of Portugal, Philippe, Chevalier de Lorraine, Alessandro Stradella, Bahadur Shah I, Johann Adam Reincken, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, Jean Chardin, Fran Krsto Frankopan, and Ilona Zrínyi. Among people deceased in 1690, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine ranks 3Before him are Charles Le Brun, and Margaret Mary Alacoque. After him are Philip William, Elector Palatine, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, David Teniers the Younger, Abraham Brueghel, Giovanni Legrenzi, Michael I Apafi, Adam Frans van der Meulen, Juan de Valdés Leal, and Yun Shouping.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine ranks 131 out of 1,424Before him are Gustav Meyrink (1868), Georg Trakl (1887), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Karl Polanyi (1886), Ernst Happel (1925), and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1743). After him are Mariana of Austria (1634), Richard Kuhn (1900), Franz Stangl (1908), Amon Göth (1908), Frederick the Fair (1289), and Hermann Broch (1886).


Among military personnels born in Austria, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine ranks 4Before him are Otto Skorzeny (1908), Józef Poniatowski (1763), and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886). After him are Franz Stangl (1908), Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1771), Lothar Rendulic (1887), Alois Brunner (1912), Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (1817), Gustav Wagner (1911), and Walter Nowotny (1920).