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Frederick, Prince of Wales

1707 - 1751

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Frederick, Prince of Wales (Frederick Louis, German: Friedrich Ludwig; 31 January 1707 – 31 March 1751) was the eldest son and heir apparent of King George II of Great Britain. He grew estranged from his parents, King George and Queen Caroline. Frederick was the father of King George III. Under the Act of Settlement passed by the English Parliament in 1701, Frederick was fourth in the line of succession to the British throne at birth, after his great-grandmother Sophia, Dowager Electress of Hanover; his grandfather George, Prince-Elector of Hanover; and his father, George. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick, Prince of Wales has received more than 2,936,122 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Frederick, Prince of Wales is the 172nd most popular nobleman (down from 168th in 2019), the 708th most popular biography from Germany (up from 771st in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Nobleman.

Prince Frederick, the Prince of Wales, is most famous for being the father of King George III.

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Among noblemen, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 172 out of 842Before him are Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Ramesses IX, Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Daniel of Moscow, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, and Maria Anna of Bavaria. After him are Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria, Sorghaghtani Beki, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Béla II of Hungary, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, and Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.

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Among people born in 1707, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 6Before him are Carl Linnaeus, Leonhard Euler, Carlo Goldoni, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, and Louis I of Spain. After him are Henry Fielding, Louis, Duke of Brittany, Louis-Michel van Loo, Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, Michel Corrette, and Charles Wesley. Among people deceased in 1751, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 5Before him are Tomaso Albinoni, Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Frederick I of Sweden, and William IV, Prince of Orange. After him are Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, Louise of Great Britain, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Peter Lacy, Christopher Polhem, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux, and Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau.

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Among people born in Germany, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 708 out of 6,142Before him are Peter Kürten (1883), Hans von Bülow (1830), Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1811), George V of Hanover (1819), Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712), and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574). After him are Michael Praetorius (1571), Alfred Hugenberg (1865), Günter Schabowski (1929), Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria (1869), Gerd Binnig (1947), and Georg Ernst Stahl (1659).

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