Elisabeth of Wied

1843 - 1916

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Elisabeth of Wied (Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise; 29 December 1843 – 2 March 1916) was the first queen of Romania as the wife of King Carol I from 15 March 1881 to 27 September 1914. She had been the princess consort of Romania since her marriage to then-Prince Carol on 15 November 1869. Elisabeth was born into a German noble family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisabeth of Wied has received more than 314,951 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Elisabeth of Wied is the 608th most popular writer (down from 579th in 2019), the 574th most popular biography from Germany (down from 561st in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Writer.

Elisabeth of Wied was a German princess and the last Queen of Romania. She was the daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. In 1875, she married King Carol I of Romania. She was a great supporter of the arts and sciences, and she founded the Romanian Red Cross.

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Over the past year Elisabeth of Wied has had the most page views in the with 40,641 views, followed by Romanian (37,677), and German (14,629). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Polish (62.75%), Hebrew (58.68%), and Basque (32.48%)


Among writers, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 608 out of 7,302Before her are Judah Halevi, Pierre Loti, Dimitrie Cantemir, Erich Kästner, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and John Irving. After her are Columella, Alexander Herzen, Stieg Larsson, Madame Roland, Ferenc Molnár, and Anton Makarenko.

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Among people born in 1843, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 12Before her are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Louis Renault, Henry James, William McKinley, and Gabriel Tarde. After her are Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Richard Avenarius, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Benito Pérez Galdós. Among people deceased in 1916, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 22Before her are Charles de Foucauld, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Otto of Bavaria, Natsume Sōseki, José Echegaray, and Karl Schwarzschild. After her are Enrique Granados, Émile Verhaeren, Charles Taze Russell, Ivan Franko, Max Reger, and Eduard Strauss.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 574 out of 7,253Before her are Johannes Rau (1931), Franz Boas (1858), Erich Kästner (1899), Cunigunde of Luxembourg (978), Adam Opel (1837), and Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922). After her are Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Horst Wessel (1907), Otto Rehhagel (1938), Friedrich List (1789), and Dietrich Eckart (1868).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 33Before her are Traudl Junge (1920), Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Klaus Mann (1906), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), and Erich Kästner (1899). After her are Dietrich Eckart (1868), Bert Hellinger (1925), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Bettina von Arnim (1785), and Hugo Ball (1886).