George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg

1582 - 1641

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George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (17 February 1582, Celle – 12 April 1641, Hildesheim), ruled as Prince of Calenberg from 1635. George was the sixth son of William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1535–1592) and Dorothea of Denmark (1546–1617). His mother was daughter to King Christian III of Denmark and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg has received more than 67,253 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg is the 227th most popular nobleman (up from 288th in 2019), the 1,102nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,348th in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Nobleman.

George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg is most famous for being the father of the future king of England, George I.

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Among noblemen, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg ranks 227 out of 843Before him are Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Carlos, Duke of Madrid, Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Prince John of the United Kingdom, Mathilde Bonaparte, and Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After him are Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, Arsinoe I, Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France, and Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime.

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Among people born in 1582, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg ranks 5Before him are Frans Hals, Gregorio Allegri, Taichang Emperor, and Dmitry of Uglich. After him are Giovanni Lanfranco, David Teniers the Elder, Bartolomeo Manfredi, John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Sigismondo d'India, and Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. Among people deceased in 1641, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg ranks 6Before him are Anthony van Dyck, Gwanghaegun of Joseon, Domenichino, Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, and Thomas Mun. After him are Jane Frances de Chantal, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, Johan Banér, Franciscus Gomarus, Pau Claris i Casademunt, and Adam van Noort.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg ranks 1,102 out of 5,289Before him are Otto Georg Thierack (1889), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912), Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia (1887), Wilhelm Busch (1832), and Wolf Vostell (1932). After him are Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (1728), Friedrich Maximilian Klinger (1752), Henry Suso (1295), Michael Ballack (1976), Veit Stoss (1450), and Barbara Blomberg (1527).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg ranks 27Before him are Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854), Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1635), Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal (1855), Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886), Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1781), and Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818). After him are Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877), Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1597), Louis II, Duke of Bavaria (1229), Bruno the Great (925), Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp (1759), and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833).