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George I of Great Britain

1660 - 1727

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George I (George Louis; German: Georg Ludwig; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) within the Holy Roman Empire from 23 January 1698 until his death in 1727. He was the first British monarch of the House of Hanover. Born in Hanover to Ernest Augustus and Sophia of Hanover, George inherited the titles and lands of the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg from his father and uncles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George I of Great Britain has received more than 10,488,492 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). George I of Great Britain is the 445th most popular politician (up from 474th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Germany (up from 137th in 2019) and the 30th most popular German Politician.

George I of Great Britain is most famous for being the first king of Great Britain to be born in England since the Norman conquest in 1066.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George I of Great Britain ranks 445 out of 15,710Before him are Jiang Zemin, Mahmoud Abbas, Zenobia, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Guy of Lusignan, and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Ashurbanipal, Robert Schuman, Charles the Simple, Vladimir the Great, Ludwig II of Bavaria, and John, King of England.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1660, George I of Great Britain ranks 2Before him is Daniel Defoe. After him are Alessandro Scarlatti, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Veronica Giuliani, André Campra, Johann Kuhnau, Hans Sloane, Andreas Schlüter, Johann Joseph Fux, and Friedrich Hoffmann. Among people deceased in 1727, George I of Great Britain ranks 2Before him is Catherine I of Russia. After him are Ismail Ibn Sharif, Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Veronica Giuliani, Francesco Gasparini, Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma, Louis Armand II, Prince of Conti, August Hermann Francke, Aert de Gelder, and Cornelis de Bruijn.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, George I of Great Britain ranks 134 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), Thomas Müntzer (1489), Pope Joan (null), Franz von Papen (1879), Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), and Meister Eckhart (1260). After him are Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Rudolf Höss (1901), Georg Simmel (1858), Max Ernst (1891), Agrippina the Younger (15), and Max Müller (1823).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, George I of Great Britain ranks 30Before him are Willy Brandt (1913), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Henry the Fowler (876), Charles the Fat (839), Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), and Franz von Papen (1879). After him are Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Rudolf Höss (1901), Agrippina the Younger (15), George II of Great Britain (1683), Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), and Rudolf I of Germany (1218).