Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg

1557 - 1608

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Friedrich I of Württemberg (19 August 1557 – 29 January 1608) was the son of George of Mömpelgard and his wife Barbara of Hesse, daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse. Several references are made to him in Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, in which a series of anti-German jokes start with a horse theft, several references are made to German travellers in England and to a German duke who is not expected to come to Windsor. Frederick of Mömpelgard was born in Montbéliard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg has received more than 58,477 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg is the 528th most popular companion (down from 482nd in 2019), the 2,349th most popular biography from France (down from 2,236th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular French Companion.

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Among companions, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg ranks 528 out of 687Before him are Princess Thyra of Denmark, Junia Claudilla, Richeza of Poland, Queen of Hungary, Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Gunhilda of Denmark, and Luisa de Guzmán. After him are Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Emma of Italy, Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre, Abu Salama, Laodice I, and Sarolt.

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Among people born in 1557, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg ranks 10Before him are Agostino Carracci, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Stephen Bocskai, Balthasar Gérard, Oda Nobutada, and Lew Sapieha. After him are Thomas Morley and Jean de Sponde. Among people deceased in 1608, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg ranks 8Before him are Giambologna, Seonjo of Joseon, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, and Sigismund Rákóczi. After him are Andrew Avellino, Bernardo Buontalenti, Ğazı II Giray, Marie Eleonore of Cleves, Alberico Gentili, and Philipp Nicolai.

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In France

Among people born in France, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg ranks 2,349 out of 5,234Before him are Nicolas-Charles Bochsa (1789), Pierre Renoir (1885), Jean de Roquetaillade (1310), Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve (1756), Étienne Decroux (1898), and Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903). After him are Émile Augier (1820), Antoine François Marmontel (1816), René Pottier (1879), Henri Cochet (1901), Fred Vargas (1957), and Séverine (1948).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg ranks 52Before him are Louise Diane d'Orléans (1716), Queen Anne of Romania (1923), Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (1508), Louise de Coligny (1555), Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate (1652), and Maria of Navarre (1326). After him are Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre (1363), Peter I of Courtenay (1126), Marie Thérèse de Bourbon (1666), Yolanda of Courtenay (1197), Bernadette Chirac (1933), and Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine (890).