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Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover

1771 - 1851

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Ernest Augustus (German: Ernst August; 5 June 1771 – 18 November 1851) was King of Hanover from 20 June 1837 until his death in 1851. As the fifth son of King George III of the United Kingdom and Hanover, he initially seemed unlikely to become a monarch, but none of his elder brothers had a legitimate son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover has received more than 2,653,837 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover is the 2,226th most popular politician (up from 2,733rd in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 651st in 2019) and the 96th most popular British Politician.

Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, is most famous for being the father of Queen Victoria.

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Among politicians, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover ranks 2,226 out of 15,577Before him are William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Afonso II of Portugal, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Herod Agrippa II, and Stanley Baldwin. After him are Louis Blanc, Yaropolk I of Kiev, Aurelius Victor, Halimah Yacob, Theuderic III, and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Among people born in 1771, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover ranks 8Before him are Robert Owen, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Richard Trevithick, Emperor Kōkaku, Antoine-Jean Gros, and Julie Clary. After him are Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Alois Senefelder, Jean-Andoche Junot, Marie François Xavier Bichat, and Mungo Park. Among people deceased in 1851, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover ranks 11Before him are Marie Thérèse of France, James Fenimore Cooper, Karl Drais, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, and Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi. After him are Manuel Godoy, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Gaspare Spontini, Rama III, John James Audubon, and Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover ranks 503 out of 7,765Before him are Albert Finney (1936), John Barry (1933), James Hutton (1726), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), and Stanley Baldwin (1867). After him are Frank Williams (1942), George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), Annie Besant (1847), Erasmus Darwin (1731), and William McMaster Murdoch (1873).

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