Gottfried van Swieten

1733 - 1803

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Gottfried Freiherr van Swieten (29 October 1733 – 29 March 1803) was a Dutch-Austrian diplomat, librarian, and government official who served the Holy Roman Empire during the 18th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gottfried van Swieten has received more than 143,416 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gottfried van Swieten is the 7,717th most popular politician (up from 9,874th in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 439th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Gottfried van Swieten ranks 7,717 out of 15,577Before him are Tippu Tip, Eliza Lynch, Emperor Kameyama, Petre Roman, John Connally, and Yesün Temür. After him are Prospero Colonna, Smbat I of Armenia, Mandane of Media, John C. Calhoun, 8th Dalai Lama, and Ignazio Cassis.

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Among people born in 1733, Gottfried van Swieten ranks 10Before him are Victoire of France, Carsten Niebuhr, Hubert Robert, Jean-Charles de Borda, Siraj ud-Daulah, and Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland. After him are Daniel Solander, Richard Kirwan, Maruyama Ōkyo, Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, Adam Naruszewicz, and Philip Carteret. Among people deceased in 1803, Gottfried van Swieten ranks 17Before him are Vittorio Alfieri, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Xenia of Saint Petersburg, Ami Argand, and Kirill Razumovski. After him are François Devienne, William Hamilton, Samuel von Brukenthal, Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al Saud, Arthur Guinness, and Sylvain Maréchal.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gottfried van Swieten ranks 309 out of 1,427Before him are Frans Timmermans (1961), Olivier van Noort (1558), Danny Blind (1961), Jan van der Heyden (1637), Franciscus Donders (1818), and Huub Stevens (1953). After him are Albert van Ouwater (1415), Ludger (742), Sjaak Swart (1938), Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), Mart Stam (1899), and Ton Koopman (1944).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Gottfried van Swieten ranks 53Before him are Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657), Dries van Agt (1931), William, Prince of Orange (1840), Baldwin III, Count of Flanders (940), Sicco Mansholt (1908), and Frans Timmermans (1961). After him are Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), Jan Gies (1905), Floris V, Count of Holland (1254), Floris IV, Count of Holland (1210), Philippa of Guelders (1464), and William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1613).