Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp

1636 - 1715

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Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715) was Queen of Sweden from 1654 until 1660 as the wife of King Charles X Gustav. She served as regent during the minority of her son, King Charles XI, from 1660 until 1672, and during the minority of her grandson, King Charles XII, in 1697. She also represented Charles XII during his absence in the Great Northern War from 1700 until the regency of her granddaughter Ulrika Eleonora in 1713. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp has received more than 155,222 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp is the 3,512th most popular politician (up from 3,590th in 2019), the 953rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 980th in 2019) and the 270th most popular German Politician.

Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp was a Swedish princess and the daughter of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden and Queen Louisa Ulrika of Prussia. Hedwig married Duke Frederick William of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, who died in 1767. She then married Duke Charles of Södermanland.

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Over the past year Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp has had the most page views in the with 21,302 views, followed by English (19,788), and German (3,896). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (81.05%), Breton (80.31%), and Egyptian Arabic (73.45%)


Among politicians, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 3,512 out of 19,576Before her are Michael Hainisch, Joannes, Seongjong of Goryeo, Abbas I of Egypt, Sviatopolk II of Kiev, and Jomo Kenyatta. After her are Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, Emperor Kinmei, Emperor Kōgen, Andrew Dickson White, Lycurgus of Athens, and Ernst vom Rath.

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Among people born in 1636, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 3Before her are Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, and Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria. After her are Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Laura Mancini, Adriaen van de Velde, Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Libéral Bruant, Ferdinand Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, Nikolai Spathari, and Charles de La Fosse. Among people deceased in 1715, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 10Before her are François Fénelon, Dom Pérignon, Antoine Galland, Marie Mancini, William Dampier, and Thomas Savery. After her are Pu Songling, Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, François Girardon, Mirwais Hotak, Pierre Magnol, and Joseph Raphson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 953 out of 7,253Before her are Horst Buchholz (1933), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Michael Ballack (1976), Robert Aumann (1930), Edith Frank (1900), and Margot Frank (1926). After her are Kurt Eisner (1867), Günther Rall (1918), Ernst vom Rath (1909), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), and Erhard Heiden (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 270Before her are John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Harald Quandt (1921), Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1412), Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778), and Edith Frank (1900). After her are Ernst vom Rath (1909), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), Erhard Heiden (1901), Paul Blobel (1894), and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1557).