Gabriel Bethlen

1580 - 1629

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Gabriel Bethlen (Hungarian: Bethlen Gábor; 15 November 1580 – 15 November 1629) was Prince of Transylvania from 1613 to 1629 and Duke of Opole from 1622 to 1625. He was also King-elect of Hungary from 1620 to 1621, but he never took control of the whole kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Bethlen has received more than 256,447 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Gabriel Bethlen is the 3,900th most popular politician (down from 2,089th in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Romania (down from 40th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Romanian Politician.

Gabriel Bethlen was a Hungarian prince who ruled Transylvania and fought against the Ottoman Empire.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gabriel Bethlens by language

Over the past year Gabriel Bethlen has had the most page views in the with 148,640 views, followed by English (31,889), and Romanian (8,277). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (205.09%), Catalan (131.78%), and Slovenian (92.05%)


Among politicians, Gabriel Bethlen ranks 3,900 out of 19,576Before him are Óscar Carmona, Manfred Rommel, Stefan Uroš I, Empress Kōken, Felix Kersten, and Giorgia Meloni. After him are Ala ad-Din Tekish, Andrea Gritti, Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, Miguel López de Legazpi, Violet Jessop, and Vladimir Ivashko.

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Among people born in 1580, Gabriel Bethlen ranks 8Before him are Josaphat Kuntsevych, Willebrord Snellius, John Smith, Köprülü Mehmed Pasha, Ernst von Mansfeld, and Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. After him are Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Cristóvão Ferreira, Augusta of Denmark, Andrea Falconieri, Bogislaw XIV, Duke of Pomerania, and Ustad Ahmad Lahori. Among people deceased in 1629, Gabriel Bethlen ranks 3Before him are Abbas the Great, and Carlo Maderno. After him are Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Otto van Veen, Pietro Bernini, Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, Giorgi Saakadze, Mehmed III Giray, and Sigismondo d'India.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Gabriel Bethlen ranks 69 out of 844Before him are Sigismund Báthory (1572), Elisabeth of Romania (1894), Nicu Ceaușescu (1951), Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (1899), Clara Haskil (1895), and Petre Dumitrescu (1882). After him are Petru Groza (1884), Jean Negulesco (1900), Dositej Obradović (1742), Ștefan Kovács (1920), László Rajk (1909), and Mihnea cel Rău (1462).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Gabriel Bethlen ranks 33Before him are Stephen Bocskai (1557), Chivu Stoica (1908), Ana Pauker (1893), Sigismund Báthory (1572), Nicu Ceaușescu (1951), and Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (1899). After him are Petru Groza (1884), László Rajk (1909), Mihnea cel Rău (1462), Mircea II of Wallachia (1422), Nicolae Iorga (1871), and Pertevniyal Sultan (1812).