Frederick, Prince of Wales

1707 - 1751

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Frederick, Prince of Wales, KG (Frederick Louis; 1 February 1707 – 31 March 1751), was heir apparent to the British throne from 1727 until his death from a lung injury at the age of 44. He was the eldest but estranged son of King George II and Caroline of Ansbach, and 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, paternal grandfather and father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick, Prince of Wales has received more than 1,408,928 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Frederick, Prince of Wales is the 168th most popular nobleman (up from 174th in 2019), the 771st most popular biography from Germany (down from 757th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Nobleman.

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Among people born in 1707, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 7Before him are Carl Linnaeus, Leonhard Euler, Carlo Goldoni, Louis I of Spain, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, and Henry Fielding. After him are Louis, Duke of Brittany, Louis-Michel van Loo, Charles Wesley, Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Johannes Burman, and Sir John Pringle, 1st Baronet. 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 Louise of Great Britain, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Peter Lacy, Christopher Polhem, and Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 771 out of 5,289. Before him are Hennig Brand (1630), Ernst Otto Fischer (1918), Götz von Berlichingen (1480), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Hans-Valentin Hube (1890), and Johann Christoph Bach (1642). After him are Juana Bormann (1893), Hugo Sperrle (1885), Florian Schneider (1947), Otto Loewi (1873), Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1845), and Anna Leopoldovna (1718).

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