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Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

1818 - 1893

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Ernest II (German: Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard; 21 June 1818 – 22 August 1893) was Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from 29 January 1844 to his death in 1893. He was born in Coburg to Ernest III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha has received more than 3,290,489 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha is the 318th most popular nobleman (down from 158th in 2019), the 1,497th most popular biography from Germany (down from 655th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Nobleman.

Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was most famous for being the grandfather of Queen Victoria of England.

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Over the past year Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha has had the most page views in the with 143,358 views, followed by German (26,916), and French (12,043). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (160.26%), Basque (149.70%), and Esperanto (39.11%)

Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ranks 318 out of 1,415Before him are Leopold IV, Duke of Austria, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Catherine Vasa of Sweden, Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, and Antonio Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are Ulrich II, Count of Celje, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Edgar Ætheling, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine, and Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1818, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ranks 33Before him are Emperor Norton, Francesco Crispi, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Richard Jordan Gatling, Maria Mitchell, and Emil du Bois-Reymond. After him are Tewodros II, Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Heinrich Göbel. Among people deceased in 1893, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ranks 17Before him are Josef Stefan, Jules Ferry, Ernst Kummer, Baron Alexander von Bach, John Tyndall, and Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria. After him are Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Alfredo Catalani, Ferenc Erkel, Abner Doubleday, Alexander Cunningham, and George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ranks 1,497 out of 7,253Before him are Hermine Reuss of Greiz (1887), Rupert of Salzburg (650), Else Lasker-Schüler (1869), Karl Korsch (1886), Wolf Biermann (1936), and Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg (1617). After him are Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1572), Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763), Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1530), Axel Honneth (1949), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), and Fritz Thyssen (1873).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ranks 53Before him are Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria (1849), Princess Sophie of Saxony (1845), John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1575), Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1570), Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758), and Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682). After him are Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763), George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1582), Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1526), Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1867), Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (1860), and Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814).