Christopher of Bavaria

1416 - 1448

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Christopher of Bavaria (26 February 1416 – 5/6 January 1448) was King of Denmark (1440–48, as Christopher III), Sweden (1441–48) and Norway (1442–48) during the era of the Kalmar Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher of Bavaria has received more than 277,867 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Christopher of Bavaria is the 1,382nd most popular politician (down from 1,306th in 2019), the 394th most popular biography from Germany (down from 354th in 2019) and the 104th most popular German Politician.

Christopher of Bavaria is most famous for being a member of the House of Wittelsbach, which ruled over Bavaria from 1180 to 1918. He was the son of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Margaret of Holland.

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Among politicians, Christopher of Bavaria ranks 1,382 out of 15,710Before him are Al-Mu'tasim, Ludwig I of Bavaria, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Abijah of Judah, Carloman II, and Ramiz Alia. After him are Carloman of Bavaria, Emperor Yang of Sui, Jeongjong of Joseon, Pachacuti, Chilperic I, and Yesugei.

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Among people born in 1416, Christopher of Bavaria ranks 1After him are Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Francis of Paola, Mara Branković, Benedetto Cotrugli, Qaitbay, and Margaret of Austria, Electress of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1448, Christopher of Bavaria ranks 2Before him is John VIII Palaiologos. After him are Vidyapati, Theodore II Palaiologos, and Vasily Kosoy.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christopher of Bavaria ranks 394 out of 5,289Before him are Ernst Thälmann (1886), Henri Nestlé (1814), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), Karl Drais (1785), Max Bruch (1838), and Johann Georg Faust (1480). After him are Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Robert Bunsen (1811), Lothar Matthäus (1961), Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Carol I of Romania (1839), and Friedrich Ratzel (1844).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Christopher of Bavaria ranks 104Before him are Hans Fritzsche (1900), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Theodor Heuss (1884), Gregor Strasser (1892), Christian V of Denmark (1646), and Ernst Thälmann (1886). After him are Carol I of Romania (1839), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), Chlodio (393), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Ananda Mahidol (1925), and Georgy Lvov (1861).