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Elisabeth of Wied

1843 - 1916

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Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise of Wied (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 263,302 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Elisabeth of Wied is the 583rd most popular writer (up from 672nd in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from Germany (up from 600th in 2019) and the 35th 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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Among writers, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 583 out of 5,755Before her are Salvatore Quasimodo, Theodore Dreiser, Ludvig Holberg, Ghalib, Bernard Gui, and Irène Némirovsky. After her are Franz Werfel, Pietro Metastasio, Gustav Meyrink, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Eduardo Galeano, and Philip Larkin.

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 561 out of 6,142Before her are Heinrich Brüning (1885), Erich Hoepner (1886), Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604), Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), and Hans von Seeckt (1866). After her are Karl Gebhardt (1897), Rupert, King of Germany (1352), John of Saxony (1801), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Hans Jonas (1903), and August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Elisabeth of Wied ranks 35Before her are Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Patrick Süskind (1949), Erich Kästner (1899), Heinrich Mann (1871), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), and Dietrich Eckart (1868). After her are August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Georg Büchner (1813), Bert Hellinger (1925), Hugo Ball (1886), and Klaus Mann (1906).