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Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick

1735 - 1806

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Charles William Ferdinand (German: Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand; 9 October 1735 – 10 November 1806) was the Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and a military leader. His titles are usually shortened to Duke of Brunswick in English-language sources. He succeeded his father as sovereign prince of the Principality of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, one of the princely states of the Holy Roman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick has received more than 258,549 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick is the 2,829th most popular politician (up from 2,839th in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from Germany (up from 794th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular German Politician.

Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, was a general in the army of Frederick the Great. He is most famous for his victory at the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt in 1806.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick ranks 2,829 out of 15,577Before him are Mstislav I of Kiev, Telipinu, Hormizd IV, Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Sancho IV of Castile, and Paul Blobel. After him are Philippa of England, Maria of Yugoslavia, Muhammad bin Saud, Postumus, Cleopatra VI of Egypt, and Lu Xun.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1735, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick ranks 5Before him are John Adams, Johann Christian Bach, Crown Prince Sado, and François Christophe de Kellermann. After him are Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Torbern Bergman, Paul Revere, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, August Ludwig von Schlözer, and Johann Karl August Musäus. Among people deceased in 1806, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick ranks 11Before him are Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, William V, Prince of Orange, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Carlo Gozzi, and Michael Haydn. After him are William Pitt the Younger, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Mungo Park, and Nicolas Leblanc.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick ranks 756 out of 6,142Before him are Heinrich Lübke (1894), Max Beckmann (1884), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (1715), Walther Wenck (1900), and Paul Blobel (1894). After him are Ernst Chain (1906), Maria of Yugoslavia (1900), Bettina von Arnim (1785), Paul Breitner (1951), Anselm Kiefer (1945), and Ferdinand von Lindemann (1852).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick ranks 222Before him are Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441), Franz Ziereis (1905), Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Heinrich Lübke (1894), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), and Paul Blobel (1894). After him are Maria of Yugoslavia (1900), Herschel Grynszpan (1921), Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1412), Princess Feodora of Leiningen (1807), Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (1261), and Richard Baer (1911).