Christian I, Elector of Saxony

1560 - 1591

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Christian I of Saxony (29 October 1560 in Dresden – 25 September 1591 in Dresden) was Elector of Saxony from 1586 to 1591. He belonged to the Albertine branch of the House of Wettin. He was the sixth but second surviving son of Augustus, Elector of Saxony and Anna of Denmark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian I, Elector of Saxony has received more than 91,734 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Christian I, Elector of Saxony is the 5,137th most popular politician (down from 4,556th in 2019), the 1,395th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,259th in 2019) and the 400th most popular German Politician.

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Over the past year Christian I, Elector of Saxony has had the most page views in the with 13,658 views, followed by German (7,457), and Russian (2,793). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (31.34%), Esperanto (30.62%), and Czech (23.48%)


Among politicians, Christian I, Elector of Saxony ranks 5,137 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Duanzong, Birendra of Nepal, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Haji Mohammad Chamkani, John Balliol, and Édouard Herriot. After him are Antti Aarne, Kristján Eldjárn, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, Htin Kyaw, Georgy Pyatakov, and Gojong of Goryeo.

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Among people born in 1560, Christian I, Elector of Saxony ranks 9Before him are Thomas Harriot, Jacobus Arminius, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Gaspard Bauhin, Thomas Cavendish, and Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully. After him are Juan Sánchez Cotán, Anton Praetorius, Charles I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Marco Antonio de Dominis, William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, and Lodovico Grossi da Viadana. Among people deceased in 1591, Christian I, Elector of Saxony ranks 9Before him are John of the Cross, Aloysius Gonzaga, Vincenzo Galilei, Veronica Franco, Dmitry of Uglich, and Sen no Rikyū. After him are Jacobus Gallus, Jost Amman, Luis de León, Anna Sophia of Prussia, Anna of Hesse, and Vespasiano I Gonzaga.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian I, Elector of Saxony ranks 1,395 out of 7,253Before him are Fabian von Schlabrendorff (1907), Anne Wiazemsky (1947), Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1697), Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818), Claudia Schiffer (1970), and Max Schreck (1879). After him are Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), André Previn (1929), Lothar de Maizière (1940), Walter Kasper (1933), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), and Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741).

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