Frederick III, German Emperor

1831 - 1888

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Frederick III (Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors. Known informally as "Fritz", he was the only son of Emperor Wilhelm I and was raised in his family's tradition of military service. Following the unification of Germany in 1871 his father, then King of Prussia, became German Emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick III, German Emperor has received more than 3,902,579 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Frederick III, German Emperor is the 380th most popular politician (up from 396th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Germany (up from 115th in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Politician.

Frederick III, German Emperor is most famous for being the last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Over the past year Frederick III, German Emperor has had the most page views in the with 517,453 views, followed by German (241,397), and Russian (86,150). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Welsh (229.09%), Ido (92.74%), and Wu Chinese (92.47%)


Among politicians, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 380 out of 19,576Before him are John III Sobieski, Willy Brandt, Ursula von der Leyen, Cambyses II, Cnut the Great, and Ögedei Khan. After him are Taejo of Joseon, Henry VII of England, Nerva, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Abdulmejid I, and Edward III of England.

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Among people born in 1831, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 2Before him is James Clerk Maxwell. After him are Helena Blavatsky, Sitting Bull, James A. Garfield, Emperor Kōmei, John Stith Pemberton, Xianfeng Emperor, Richard Dedekind, Cheoljong of Joseon, Savitribai Phule, and Leo von Caprivi. Among people deceased in 1888, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 3Before him are William I, German Emperor, and John Bosco. After him are Rudolf Clausius, Carl Zeiss, John Stith Pemberton, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Louisa May Alcott, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Anton Mauve, and François Achille Bazaine.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 106 out of 7,253Before him are Claus von Stauffenberg (1907), Erich Honecker (1912), William the Silent (1533), Max Born (1882), Willy Brandt (1913), and Carl Maria von Weber (1786). After him are Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Henry the Fowler (876), Alfred Wegener (1880), Albert Speer (1905), Clara Zetkin (1857), and Bruce Willis (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 26Before him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Gerhard Schröder (1944), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Erich Honecker (1912), William the Silent (1533), and Willy Brandt (1913). After him are Henry the Fowler (876), Clara Zetkin (1857), Charles the Fat (839), Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Augustus II the Strong (1670), and Leopold I of Belgium (1790).