Frederick III, German Emperor

1831 - 1888

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Frederick III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888), or Friedrich III, 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. Although celebrated as a young man for his leadership and successes during the Second Schleswig, Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian wars, he nevertheless professed a hatred of warfare and was praised by friends and enemies alike for his humane conduct. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick III, German Emperor has received more than 2,891,590 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Frederick III, German Emperor is the 415th most popular politician (up from 416th in 2019), the 126th most popular biography from Germany (down from 121st in 2019) and the 28th 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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Among politicians, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 415 out of 15,710Before him are Mahmud I, Servius Tullius, Henry the Fowler, Rurik, Taejo of Joseon, and Charles the Fat. After him are Sukarno, Macrinus, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis the German, John III Sobieski, and Hongwu Emperor.

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Among people born in 1831, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 3Before him are James Clerk Maxwell and Sitting Bull. After him are Helena Blavatsky, Xianfeng Emperor, James A. Garfield, Richard Dedekind, Emperor Kōmei, Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, John Stith Pemberton, and Johann Martin Schleyer. Among people deceased in 1888, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 2Before him is William I, German Emperor. After him are John Bosco, Rudolf Clausius, Carl Zeiss, Louisa May Alcott, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, John Stith Pemberton, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Charles-Valentin Alkan, François Achille Bazaine, and Ascanio Sobrero.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 126 out of 5,289Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Henry the Fowler (876), Bruce Willis (1955), Alfred Jodl (1890), and Charles the Fat (839). After him are Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), Thomas Müntzer (1489), Pope Joan (null), Franz von Papen (1879), and Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 28Before him are Helmut Kohl (1930), Peter III of Russia (1728), Willy Brandt (1913), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Henry the Fowler (876), and Charles the Fat (839). After him are Franz von Papen (1879), George I of Great Britain (1660), Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Rudolf Höss (1901), Agrippina the Younger (15), and George II of Great Britain (1683).