Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen

1655 - 1715

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Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (12 June 1655 in Gotha – 17 October 1715 in Hildburghausen) was a duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen. He was the ninth but sixth surviving son of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha and Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg. When his father died in 1675, Ernest and his six brothers jointly assumed the government of the duchy; five years later, in 1680, and under the treaty of division of the family lands, he received the towns of Hildburghausen, Eisfeld, Heldburg, Königsberg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen has received more than 47,081 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen is the 10,784th most popular politician (down from 10,195th in 2019), the 3,198th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,542nd in 2019) and the 889th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen ranks 10,784 out of 15,710Before him are Conan III, Duke of Brittany, Margaret Taylor, Denys Shmyhal, Ramush Haradinaj, Ali Saibou, and Boso the Elder. After him are Ramiro de Maeztu, Duško Marković, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Uesugi Harunori, Nur-Adad, and Edmund Randolph.

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Among people born in 1655, Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen ranks 13Before him are Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Rinaldo d'Este, Johann Christoph Denner, Bernard de Montfaucon, Caspar Bartholin the Younger, and Jean-François Regnard. After him is Christoph Dientzenhofer. Among people deceased in 1715, Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen ranks 18Before him are Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, François Girardon, Pierre Magnol, Mirwais Hotak, Nicolas Lemery, and Joseph Raphson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen ranks 3,198 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Robert Helmert (1843), Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten (1817), Friedrich Boie (1789), Erich Ollenhauer (1901), Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Claus (1835), and Marianne Cope (1838). After him are Johann von Rist (1607), Herbert Erhardt (1930), Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (1859), Heinrich Hübschmann (1848), Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt (1652), and Serge Gnabry (1995).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen ranks 889Before him are Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen (1760), Martin Mutschmann (1879), Karl Neukirch (1864), Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1633), Gerald Götting (1923), and Erich Ollenhauer (1901). After him are Winfried Kretschmann (1948), Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen (1710), Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1634), Sigmar Gabriel (1959), Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp (1649), and Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1646).