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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John William Friso, Prince of Orange has received more than 342,257 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). John William Friso, Prince of Orange is the 2,745th most popular politician (up from 3,125th in 2019), the 760th most popular biography from Germany (up from 818th in 2019) and the 207th 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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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 2,745 out of 15,710Before him are Léon Gambetta, Cecrops I, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Colin Powell, and Taharqa. After him are Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Julius Schreck, Apepi, Mentuhotep I, Pelopidas, and Eduard Limonov.

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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, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1711, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 4Before him are Louis, Grand Dauphin, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux. After him are Frederick William, Duke of Courland, Louis-François de Boufflers, Maria Amalia of Courland, Francesco Maria de' Medici, Duke of Rovere and Montefeltro, Eusebio Kino, Vladimir Atlasov, Gerard de Lairesse, and Élisabeth Sophie Chéron.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 760 out of 5,289Before him are Carl Spitzweg (1808), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Erich Mielke (1907), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), and Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504). After him are Julius Schreck (1898), Georg Ernst Stahl (1659), Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Hennig Brand (1630), and Ernst Otto Fischer (1918).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, John William Friso, Prince of Orange ranks 207Before him are Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (1797), Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738), Wied, Prince of Albania (1876), Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778), Erich Mielke (1907), and Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504). After him are Julius Schreck (1898), Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Juana Bormann (1893), Anna Leopoldovna (1718), and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835).