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John William Friso, Prince of Orange

1687 - 1711

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John William Friso (Dutch: Johan Willem Friso; 14 August 1687 – 14 July 1711) became the (titular) Prince of Orange in 1702. He was the Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen in the Dutch Republic until his death by accidental drowning in the Hollands Diep in 1711. From 1938 to 2022, Friso and his wife, Marie Louise, were the most recent common ancestors of all then-reigning European monarchs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John William Friso, Prince of Orange has received more than 424,990 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). John William Friso, Prince of Orange is the 2,797th most popular politician (down from 2,423rd in 2019), the 740th most popular biography from Germany (down from 661st in 2019) and the 205th most popular German Politician.

John William Friso, Prince of Orange is most famous for being the last male heir to the Dutch throne. He died in 1806 without any children, so the Dutch throne passed to his sister, Wilhelmina.

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Over the past year John William Friso, Prince of Orange has had the most page views in the with 61,365 views, followed by English (25,750), and Polish (19,241). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (79.01%), Hungarian (54.31%), and Dutch (43.29%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 2,797 out of 19,576Before him are Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Bolesław Bierut, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Causantín mac Cináeda, Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders, and Mykola Azarov. After him are Jacob Zuma, Nigel Farage, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, Barbara of Portugal, and Gustav, Prince of Vasa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1687, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 2Before him is Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. After him are Balthasar Neumann, Francesco Geminiani, Giambattista Pittoni, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Johann Georg Pisendel, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1711, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 4Before him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux. After him are Frederick William, Duke of Courland, Louis-François de Boufflers, Maria Amalia of Courland, Vladimir Atlasov, Joseph Vaz, Philip William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Eusebio Kino, and Gerard de Lairesse.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 740 out of 7,253Before him are Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (1261), Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806), Franz Stuck (1863), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Harald Schumacher (1954), and Georg von Frundsberg (1473). After him are Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), David Strauss (1808), Günter Schabowski (1929), Erich Priebke (1913), and Maria Barbara Bach (1684).

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