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Gediminas (Latin: Gedeminne, Latin: Gedeminnus; c. 1275 – December 1341) was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1315 or 1316 until his death. He is credited with founding this political entity and expanding its territory which later spanned the area ranging from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gediminas has received more than 294,071 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Gediminas is the 957th most popular politician (down from 943rd in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Lithuania and the 5th most popular Lithuanian Politician.

Gediminas was a Lithuanian Grand Duke and King of Lithuania. He is most famous for founding the city of Vilnius.

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Among politicians, Gediminas ranks 957 out of 15,710Before him are Miloš Zeman, Ursula von der Leyen, Baldwin I of Jerusalem, Tristan, Pietro Badoglio, and Aemilianus. After him are Anton Drexler, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Jeongjo of Joseon, John II of Portugal, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, and Ptolemy IV Philopator.

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Among people born in 1275, Gediminas ranks 2Before him is Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Marsilius of Padua, Basarab I of Wallachia, John II, Duke of Brabant, Mondino de Luzzi, and Edward Bruce. Among people deceased in 1341, Gediminas ranks 1After him are Andronikos III Palaiologos, Öz Beg Khan, Louis I, Duke of Bourbon, An-Nasir Muhammad, Irene Palaiologina of Trebizond, John III, Duke of Brittany, and Leo IV, King of Armenia.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Gediminas ranks 7 out of 235Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362), Józef Piłsudski (1867), Vytautas (1352), Emmanuel Levinas (1906), Romain Gary (1914), and Mindaugas (1203). After him are Emma Goldman (1869), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Hermann Minkowski (1864), César Cui (1835), Algirdas (1296), and Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In Lithuania

Among politicians born in Lithuania, Gediminas ranks 5Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362), Józef Piłsudski (1867), Vytautas (1352), and Mindaugas (1203). After him are Algirdas (1296), Kęstutis (1297), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), and Vytautas Landsbergis (1932).