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Frederick III, German Emperor

1831 - 1888

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Frederick III or Friedrich III (German: 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. 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 3,302,705 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Frederick III, German Emperor is the 400th most popular politician (up from 415th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from Germany (up from 126th 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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Among politicians, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 400 out of 15,577Before him are Mithridates VI of Pontus, Philip VI of France, Narmer, Liu Bei, Erich Honecker, and Peisistratos. After him are Boris Godunov, Maximilian I of Mexico, Sergey Lavrov, Caesarion, Louis X of France, and Stephen I of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1831, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 2Before him is James Clerk Maxwell. After him are Sitting Bull, Helena Blavatsky, John Stith Pemberton, Emperor Kōmei, Xianfeng Emperor, James A. Garfield, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Caprivi, Richard Dedekind, and Savitribai Phule. 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, Louisa May Alcott, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Charles-Valentin Alkan, François Achille Bazaine, and Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 115 out of 6,142Before him are Gottlieb Daimler (1834), Baron Munchausen (1720), Carl Orff (1895), Leopold Mozart (1719), Erich Honecker (1912), and Ernst Röhm (1887). After him are George II of Great Britain (1683), Walter Benjamin (1892), Henry the Fowler (876), Theodor W. Adorno (1903), Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), and Clara Zetkin (1857).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 26Before him are Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Gerhard Schröder (1944), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Willy Brandt (1913), and Erich Honecker (1912). After him are George II of Great Britain (1683), Henry the Fowler (876), Clara Zetkin (1857), George I of Great Britain (1660), Augustus II the Strong (1670), and Rudolf Höss (1901).