George I of Greece

1845 - 1913

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George I (Greek: Γεώργιος Α΄, Geórgios I; 24 December 1845 – 18 March 1913) was King of Greece from 30 March 1863 until his assassination in 1913. Originally a Danish prince, he was born in Copenhagen, and seemed destined for a career in the Royal Danish Navy. He was only 17 years old when he was elected king by the Greek National Assembly, which had deposed the unpopular Otto. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George I of Greece has received more than 3,576,398 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. George I of Greece is the 472nd most popular politician (up from 636th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 17th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Danish Politician.

George I of Greece was the father of the first king of modern Greece, King Constantine I. George I was the son of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel. He was born in 1845 and died in 1913. George I was most famous for being the father of King Constantine I.

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Among politicians, George I of Greece ranks 472 out of 15,710Before him are Alexander Lukashenko, Atahualpa, Gaiseric, Rudolf Höss, Severus Alexander, and Shah Jahan. After him are Margaret I of Denmark, Yazid I, Constantine II of Greece, Igor of Kiev, Emperor Gaozu of Han, and Gustaf V of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1845, George I of Greece ranks 5Before him are Wilhelm Röntgen, Alexander III of Russia, Georg Cantor, and Ludwig II of Bavaria. After him are Élie Metchnikoff, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Amadeo I of Spain, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Gabriel Lippmann, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1913, George I of Greece ranks 3Before him are Ferdinand de Saussure and Rudolf Diesel. After him are Alfred Russel Wallace, J. P. Morgan, Alfred von Schlieffen, Menelik II, Josephine Cochrane, Harriet Tubman, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Sophia of Nassau, and August Bebel.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, George I of Greece ranks 11 out of 783Before him are Margrethe II of Denmark (1940), Björn Ironside (800), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Vitus Bering (1681), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), and Ole Rømer (1644). After him are Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Sigrid Undset (1882), Gorm the Old (900), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), and Karen Blixen (1885).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, George I of Greece ranks 4Before him are Ivar the Boneless (900), Björn Ironside (800), and Christian VII of Denmark (1749). After him are Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Gorm the Old (900), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), and Alexandra of Denmark (1844).