Franz von Sickingen

1481 - 1523

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Franz von Sickingen (2 March 1481 – 7 May 1523) was a German knight who, with Ulrich von Hutten, led the so-called "Knights' Revolt," and was one of the most notable figures of the early period of the Protestant Reformation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz von Sickingen has received more than 61,257 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Franz von Sickingen is the 8,247th most popular politician (down from 7,562nd in 2019), the 2,371st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,926th in 2019) and the 686th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Franz von Sickingen ranks 8,247 out of 15,710Before him are Neferkare Khendu, Tito Okello, Ashikaga Yoshinori, Odo II, Duke of Burgundy, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, and Stephan Burián von Rajecz. After him are Peng Zhen, Fructuoso Rivera, Sabinianus, Bolesław the Pious, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Ernest, Margrave of Austria.

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Among people born in 1481, Franz von Sickingen ranks 5Before him are Christian II of Denmark, Baldassare Peruzzi, Gioffre Borgia, and Benvenuto Tisi. After him is Ashikaga Yoshizumi. Among people deceased in 1523, Franz von Sickingen ranks 9Before him are Luca Signorelli, Ulrich von Hutten, Gerard David, Mehmed I Giray, Prospero Colonna, and Antonio Grimani. After him are Bartolomeo Montagna, Ashikaga Yoshitane, and Bernardino López de Carvajal.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz von Sickingen ranks 2,371 out of 5,289Before him are John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1550), Klaus Allofs (1956), Nikolaus Federmann (1505), Wolfgang Reitherman (1909), Lilly Reich (1885), and Ernst May (1886). After him are Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715), Toni Turek (1919), Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg (1836), Hellmuth Walter (1900), George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1547), and Korbinian Brodmann (1868).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Franz von Sickingen ranks 686Before him are Ernest of Bavaria (1554), Rudolf Lange (1910), Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia (1714), Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães (1858), Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (1610), and Louis V, Elector Palatine (1478). After him are George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1547), Korbinian Brodmann (1868), Adolf Schmal (1872), Paul Giesler (1895), Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt (1536), and Prince William of Hesse-Kassel (1787).