Frederick III, German Emperor

1831 - 1888

Frederick III, German Emperor

Frederick III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for ninety-nine days in 1888, 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 1,865,507 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 420th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 416 out of 14,801Before him are Musa I of Mali, Imre Nagy, Şehzade Bayezid, Yongle Emperor, Xanthippe, and Charles III of Spain. After him are Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Hugo Chávez, Frederick I of Prussia, Edward II of England, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Artaxerxes I of Persia.

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 121 out of 3,763Before him are Erik Erikson (1902), Alfred Jodl (1890), Arminius (-17), Henry the Fowler (876), Walter Gropius (1883), and Karl Dönitz (1891). After him are Alois Alzheimer (1864), Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), Clara Schumann (1819), Meister Eckhart (1260), Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805), and Franz von Papen (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Frederick III, German Emperor ranks 29Before him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Erich Honecker (1912), Charles the Fat (839), and Henry the Fowler (876). After him are Franz von Papen (1879), Augustus II the Strong (1670), George I of Great Britain (1660), Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), Frederick William I of Prussia (1688), and Leopold I of Belgium (1790).

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