Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria

1808 - 1888

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Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria (4 December 1808 – 15 November 1888), known informally as Max in Bayern, was a member of a junior branch of the royal House of Wittelsbach who were Kings of Bavaria, and a promoter of Bavarian folk-music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria has received more than 279,160 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria is the 95th most popular nobleman (up from 97th in 2019), the 434th most popular biography from Germany (down from 433rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Nobleman.

Duke Maximillian Joseph in Bavaria is most famous for being the first king of Bavaria.

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Among noblemen, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria ranks 95 out of 842Before him are John of Gaunt, William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, Philippe of Belgium, Piero the Unfortunate, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. After him are Roger I of Sicily, Albert I of Germany, Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Ramesses VI, and Gaius Caesar.

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Among people born in 1808, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria ranks 10Before him are Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Andrew Johnson, Patrice de MacMahon, Jefferson Davis, Emir Abdelkader, and Frederick VII of Denmark. After him are Thomas Cook, Gérard de Nerval, Maria Malibran, Johann Gustav Droysen, David Strauss, and Solomon Northup. Among people deceased in 1888, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria ranks 8Before him are John Bosco, Frederick III, German Emperor, Rudolf Clausius, Carl Zeiss, John Stith Pemberton, and Louisa May Alcott. After him are Nikolay Przhevalsky, Charles-Valentin Alkan, François Achille Bazaine, Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, Paul Langerhans, and Ascanio Sobrero.

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Among people born in Germany, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria ranks 434 out of 6,142Before him are Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886), Johann Georg Faust (1480), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Roland Freisler (1893), and Victoria of Baden (1862). After him are Albrecht Kossel (1853), Adolf Butenandt (1903), Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750), Hans Fischer (1881), and Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463).

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