Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont

1858 - 1934

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Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Adelheid Emma Wilhelmina Theresia; 2 August 1858 – 20 March 1934) was Queen of the Netherlands and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg as the wife of King-Grand Duke William III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont has received more than 607,638 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont is the 129th most popular companion (up from 147th in 2019), the 527th most popular biography from Germany (up from 583rd in 2019) and the 20th most popular German Companion.

Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont was the first wife of George I of Great Britain. She was the daughter of Adolf VIII, Count of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his wife, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Sophie of Simmern. She was born in 1657 and was married to George, then Prince of Wales, in 1682. They had one daughter, Sophia Dorothea, who became Queen of Prussia.

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Among companions, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont ranks 129 out of 784Before her are Maria Feodorovna, Marie of Anjou, Berengaria of Navarre, Mordred, Mumtaz Mahal, and Emma of Normandy. After her are Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France, Anne Hathaway, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, and Nilüfer Hatun.

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Among people born in 1858, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont ranks 17Before her are Emmeline Pankhurst, Giuseppe Peano, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Christiaan Eijkman, Charles de Foucauld, and Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. After her are Franz Boas, Marie Bashkirtseff, Kang Youwei, Maria Christina of Austria, Mihajlo Pupin, and Ludwig Quidde. Among people deceased in 1934, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont ranks 16Before her are Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Sergey Kirov, Nestor Makhno, Engelbert Dollfuss, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, and Gregor Strasser. After her are Tōgō Heihachirō, John Dillinger, Edmond James de Rothschild, Augusto César Sandino, Gustav Holst, and Marinus van der Lubbe.

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Among people born in Germany, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont ranks 527 out of 7,253Before her are Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604), Albert, Duke of Prussia (1490), F. W. Murnau (1888), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), and Frederick Trump (1869). After her are Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1860), Paul Breitner (1951), Dieter Bohlen (1954), Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Gerhard Richter (1932), and Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895).

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