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John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg

1572 - 1619

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John Sigismund (German: Johann Sigismund; 8 November 1572 – 23 December 1619) was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from the House of Hohenzollern. He became the Duke of Prussia through his marriage to Duchess Anna, the eldest daughter of Duke Albert Frederick of Prussia who died without sons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg has received more than 237,764 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg is the 1,775th most popular politician (down from 1,755th in 2019), the 484th most popular biography from Germany (up from 488th in 2019) and the 137th most popular German Politician.

John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, is most famous for being the first ruler to accept the Protestant Reformation. He was also the ruler of Prussia from 1618-1619.

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Over the past year John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg has had the most page views in the with 34,882 views, followed by German (14,131), and Polish (7,825). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (175.33%), Estonian (63.91%), and Hebrew (60.26%)

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Among politicians, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg ranks 1,775 out of 19,576Before him are George of Poděbrady, King Zhuangxiang of Qin, Léon Blum, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Attalus I, and Félix Faure. After him are Emperor Huizong of Song, Amasis II, Rupert, King of Germany, John Sigismund Zápolya, Hippias, and Nicholas I of Montenegro.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1572, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg ranks 1After him are John Donne, Cornelis Drebbel, Johann Bayer, Ben Jonson, Sigismund Báthory, Jane Frances de Chantal, Cyril Lucaris, Izumo no Okuni, Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Francis II, Duke of Lorraine, and Fakhr al-Din II. Among people deceased in 1619, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg ranks 4Before him are Safiye Sultan, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, and Hans Lippershey. After him are Anne of Denmark, Ludovico Carracci, Shimazu Yoshihiro, Lawrence of Brindisi, Lucilio Vanini, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Diane de France, and Hieronymus Fabricius.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg ranks 484 out of 7,253Before him are Hermann Staudinger (1881), Gerda Taro (1910), Robert Bosch (1861), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), and Hans Baldung (1484). After him are Ernst Bloch (1885), Rupert, King of Germany (1352), Dietrich von Choltitz (1894), Emile Berliner (1851), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), and Otto Loewi (1873).

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