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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 4,290,181 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). George I of Greece is the 624th most popular politician (down from 472nd in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 11th in 2019) and the 8th 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 624 out of 15,577Before him are Juliana of the Netherlands, Amenhotep I, Chandragupta Maurya, Catiline, Nurhaci, and Elena Ceaușescu. After him are Umar II, Gustaf V of Sweden, Sennacherib, Sargon II, Sviatoslav I of Kiev, and Grigory Potemkin.

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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 Gabriel Fauré, Gabriel Lippmann, Carl Spitteler, Amadeo I of Spain, Élie Metchnikoff, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1913, George I of Greece ranks 4Before him are Ferdinand de Saussure, Rudolf Diesel, and Alfred Russel Wallace. After him are J. P. Morgan, Alfred von Schlieffen, Menelik II, Harriet Tubman, Sophia of Nassau, Lesya Ukrainka, Tobias Asser, and Tokugawa Yoshinobu.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, George I of Greece ranks 19 out of 893Before him are Sigrid Undset (1882), Karen Blixen (1885), Lili Elbe (1882), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), and Gorm the Old (900). After him are Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Hjalmar Schacht (1877), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), and Christian X of Denmark (1870).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, George I of Greece ranks 8Before him are Björn Ironside (800), Cnut the Great (995), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), and Gorm the Old (900). After him are Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Christian X of Denmark (1870), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), and Frederick VI of Denmark (1768).