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George V of Hanover

1819 - 1878

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George V (Georg Friedrich Alexander Karl Ernst August; 27 May 1819 – 12 June 1878) was the last king of Hanover, reigning from 18 November 1851 to 20 September 1866. The only child of King Ernest Augustus and Queen Frederica, he succeeded his father in 1851. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George V of Hanover has received more than 1,570,723 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). George V of Hanover is the 2,623rd most popular politician (up from 2,634th in 2019), the 705th most popular biography from Germany (up from 726th in 2019) and the 200th most popular German Politician.

George V of Hanover is most famous for being the last king of Hanover, which was annexed by Prussia in 1866.

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Among politicians, George V of Hanover ranks 2,623 out of 15,577Before him are Muršili II, Muhammad bin Tughluq, Petronilla of Aragon, Charles III of Navarre, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, and Gaston Doumergue. After him are Harald Greycloak, Georg Michaelis, Chaghri Beg, Moctezuma I, B. J. Habibie, and Mohamed Farrah Aidid.

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Among people born in 1819, George V of Hanover ranks 19Before him are Maria II of Portugal, John Ruskin, William T. G. Morton, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, John Couch Adams, and Franz von Suppé. After him are Theodor Fontane, Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois, Francis V, Duke of Modena, Allan Pinkerton, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, and Stanisław Moniuszko. Among people deceased in 1878, George V of Hanover ranks 10Before him are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Claude Bernard, Joseph Henry, Julius von Mayer, Charles-François Daubigny, and Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies. After him are Ernst Heinrich Weber, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Nikolay Nekrasov, Elias Magnus Fries, Angelo Secchi, and Ōkubo Toshimichi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, George V of Hanover ranks 705 out of 6,142Before him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Götz von Berlichingen (1480), Peter Kürten (1883), Hans von Bülow (1830), and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1811). After him are Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574), Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707), Michael Praetorius (1571), Alfred Hugenberg (1865), and Günter Schabowski (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, George V of Hanover ranks 200Before him are Julius Schreck (1898), Artur Axmann (1913), Karl Carstens (1914), Juana Bormann (1893), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (1774), and Wilhelm Marx (1863). After him are Alfred Hugenberg (1865), Günter Schabowski (1929), Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf (1757), Gisela of Hungary (980), Amalie Auguste of Bavaria (1801), and Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826).