Cornelis Lely

1854 - 1929

Photo of Cornelis Lely

Icon of person Cornelis Lely

Cornelis Lely (Dutch pronunciation: [kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈleːli]; 23 September 1854 – 22 January 1929) was a Dutch politician of the Liberal Union (LU) and civil engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornelis Lely has received more than 49,933 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Cornelis Lely is the 10,809th most popular politician (down from 9,761st in 2019), the 501st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 418th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Dutch Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 50k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cornelis Lelies by language


Among politicians, Cornelis Lely ranks 10,809 out of 15,710Before him are Elisabeth Kopp, William I, Count of Boulogne, Lucius Cornelius Merula, Nicolau dos Reis Lobato, Alessandro Fortis, and Ottokar III of Styria. After him are Abdelaziz Djerad, Charibert of Laon, Jan Olszewski, Manuela Carmena, Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, and Autobiography of Harkhuf.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1854, Cornelis Lely ranks 72Before him are José Canalejas, Franz Rohr von Denta, Johan Turi, Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov, Arnošt Muka, and Jules Gilliéron. After him are Joan Alcover, Hans Jæger, Alexandru Marghiloman, Hermann von Struve, Niels Neergaard, and Alexandru Macedonski. Among people deceased in 1929, Cornelis Lely ranks 84Before him are Julio Antonio Mella, Leonard Hobhouse, Charles F. Brush, Gunnar Heiberg, Heinrich Zille, and Pierre Fatou. After him are Henry Scott Tuke, Gustave Schlumberger, Lillie Langtry, Sadhu Sundar Singh, Arno Holz, and Robert Henri.

Others Born in 1854

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1929

Go to all Rankings

In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Cornelis Lely ranks 501 out of 1,209Before him are Louis Andriessen (1939), Johannes Meursius (1579), Tim Krabbé (1943), Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876), Kees Verkerk (1942), and Carice van Houten (1976). After him are Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885), Hendrikus Colijn (1869), Jan Wouters (1960), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), Wim Rijsbergen (1952), and Hendrik van Gent (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Cornelis Lely ranks 79Before him are Jelle Zijlstra (1918), Alexander Rueb (1882), Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (1710), Ernesto Hoost (1965), Neelie Kroes (1941), and Frits Bolkestein (1933). After him are Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885), Hendrikus Colijn (1869), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), Henri Alexis Brialmont (1821), Dirk Stikker (1897), and Dirk Jan de Geer (1870).