John of Saxony

1801 - 1873

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John (German: Johann; Polish: Jan; 12 December 1801 – 29 October 1873) was a King of Saxony and a member of the House of Wettin. He was born in Dresden, the third son of Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony—younger son of the Elector Frederick Christian of Saxony—by his first wife, Carolina of Bourbon, Princess of Parma. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John of Saxony has received more than 139,559 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). John of Saxony is the 2,365th most popular politician (up from 2,372nd in 2019), the 649th most popular biography from Germany (down from 631st in 2019) and the 172nd most popular German Politician.

John of Saxony is most famous for his victory over the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571.

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Among politicians, John of Saxony ranks 2,365 out of 15,710Before him are Berengar II of Italy, Robert I, Duke of Parma, Birger Jarl, Louis I, Duke of Anjou, Günter Schabowski, and Prokopis Pavlopoulos. After him are Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Germaine of Foix, Maria Antonia of Austria, Mohammad Khatami, Emperor Xuan of Han, and Cheoljong of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1801, John of Saxony ranks 6Before him are Vincenzo Bellini, Brigham Young, Gustav Fechner, Josip Jelačić, and Frédéric Bastiat. After him are Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, John Henry Newman, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Johannes Peter Müller, Joseph Plateau, and Mikhail Ostrogradsky. Among people deceased in 1873, John of Saxony ranks 8Before him are John Stuart Mill, David Livingstone, Justus von Liebig, Johns Hopkins, Alessandro Manzoni, and Caroline Augusta of Bavaria. After him are Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Fyodor Tyutchev, Louis Agassiz, and Vasil Levski.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John of Saxony ranks 649 out of 5,289Before him are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870), David Strauss (1808), Max Schmeling (1905), Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), and Günter Schabowski (1929). After him are Carlos Kleiber (1930), Gustav Heinemann (1899), Maria Barbara Bach (1684), John, Elector of Saxony (1468), Peter Kürten (1883), and Curd Jürgens (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, John of Saxony ranks 172Before him are William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), Johannes Rau (1931), Hermann von Salza (1170), Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856), and Günter Schabowski (1929). After him are Carlos Kleiber (1930), Gustav Heinemann (1899), John, Elector of Saxony (1468), Otto Grotewohl (1894), George William, Elector of Brandenburg (1595), and John George I, Elector of Saxony (1585).