Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar

1570 - 1605

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Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (Johann Maria Wilhelm; 22 May 1570 – 18 July 1605) was a Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Jena. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar has received more than 320,039 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar is the 309th most popular nobleman (down from 281st in 2019), the 1,472nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,228th in 2019) and the 50th most popular German Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar ranks 309 out of 1,415Before him are Claude, Duke of Guise, Theobald III, Count of Champagne, Emperor Shang of Tang, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Rinaldo d'Este, and Humbert III, Count of Savoy. After him are Magnus I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Tupou VI, Leopold IV, Duke of Austria, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Catherine Vasa of Sweden, and Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg.

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Among people born in 1570, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar ranks 6Before him are Guy Fawkes, Hans Lippershey, Henry Hudson, Willem Janszoon, and Jan Janszoon. After him are Kara Davud Pasha, Giorgi Saakadze, Alessandro Salvio, Abraham Janssens, Hendrick van Balen the Elder, and Péter Pázmány. Among people deceased in 1605, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar ranks 13Before him are Jean Nicot, Ulisse Aldrovandi, John Davis, Theodore Beza, Naresuan, and Jan Zamoyski. After him are Cığalazade Yusuf Sinan Pasha, Stradanus, Orazio Vecchi, Marino Grimani, Robert Catesby, and Heinrich Khunrath.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar ranks 1,472 out of 7,253Before him are Matilda of Frisia (1024), Werner Best (1903), Johann Eck (1486), Amschel Mayer Rothschild (1773), Anton von Werner (1843), and Peter Minuit (1589). After him are Melitta Bentz (1873), Walter Warlimont (1894), Christian Wulff (1959), Frederick II, Elector Palatine (1482), Adam Olearius (1603), and Hans Vaihinger (1852).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar ranks 50Before him are John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont (1704), Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877), Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria (1849), Princess Sophie of Saxony (1845), and John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1575). After him are Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758), Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763), George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1582), and Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1526).