Francis II Rákóczi

1676 - 1735

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Francis II Rákóczi (Hungarian: II. Rákóczi Ferenc, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈraːkoːt͡si ˈfɛrɛnt͡s]; 27 March 1676 – 8 April 1735) was a Hungarian nobleman and leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11 as the prince (Hungarian: fejedelem) of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary. He was also Prince of Transylvania, an Imperial Prince, and a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Today he is considered a national hero in Hungary. His full title was: Franciscus II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis II Rákóczi has received more than 201,153 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Francis II Rákóczi is the 1,526th most popular politician (down from 1,288th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 12th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Slovak Politician.

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Among politicians, Francis II Rákóczi ranks 1,526 out of 15,710. Before him are Hiero II of Syracuse, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, Rafael Trujillo, Childebert I, Florianus, and Gaston, Duke of Orléans. After him are Joan II of Navarre, Conrad I of Germany, Gannicus, Ladislaus I of Hungary, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo, and Manco Cápac.

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Among people born in 1676, Francis II Rákóczi ranks 5Before him are Alexander Selkirk, Frederick I of Sweden, Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, and Robert Walpole. After him are Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg, Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Jacopo Riccati, and Stanisław Poniatowski. Among people deceased in 1735, Francis II Rákóczi ranks 2Before him is Yongzheng Emperor. After him are Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Maria Clementina Sobieska, Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Robert de Cotte, Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Carlo Ruzzini, Johann Krieger, and Petr Brandl.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Francis II Rákóczi ranks 11 out of 298. Before him are John Zápolya (1487), Franz Lehár (1870), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), and Béla I of Hungary (1016). After him are Emeric Thököly (1657), Jozef Gabčík (1912), Maurice Benyovszky (1746), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), and Pavel Jozef Šafárik (1795).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovakia

Among politicians born in Slovakia, Francis II Rákóczi ranks 8Before him are Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), John Zápolya (1487), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), and Béla I of Hungary (1016). After him are Emeric Thököly (1657), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), Rudolf von Laban (1879), Milan Rastislav Štefánik (1880), and Rudolf Schuster (1934).

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