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John of Saxony

1801 - 1873

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John (German: Johann; Polish: Jan; 12 December 1801 – 29 October 1873) was King of Saxony from 9 August 1854 until his death in 1873. He was a member of the House of Wettin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John of Saxony has received more than 205,869 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). John of Saxony is the 2,021st most popular politician (up from 2,361st in 2019), the 564th most popular biography from Germany (up from 649th in 2019) and the 151st 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 2,021 out of 15,577Before him are Rupert, King of Germany, 1st Dalai Lama, Li Zicheng, Gaius Octavius, Hongzhi Emperor, and Vojislav Koštunica. After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria, Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, Seqenenre Tao, Ted Kennedy, Choi Kyu-hah, and Sekhemkhet.

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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, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, John Henry Newman, Johannes Peter Müller, Joseph Plateau, and Mikhail Ostrogradsky. Among people deceased in 1873, John of Saxony ranks 6Before him are Napoleon III, John Stuart Mill, David Livingstone, Justus von Liebig, and Caroline Augusta of Bavaria. After him are Alessandro Manzoni, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Fyodor Tyutchev, and Vasil Levski.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, John of Saxony ranks 564 out of 6,142Before him are Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), Hans von Seeckt (1866), Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Karl Gebhardt (1897), and Rupert, King of Germany (1352). After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Hans Jonas (1903), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Elizabeth Alexeievna (1779), Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738), and Werner Mölders (1913).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, John of Saxony ranks 151Before him are Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655), Ananda Mahidol (1925), Albert the Bear (1100), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Heinrich Brüning (1885), and Rupert, King of Germany (1352). After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839), Hans Luther (1879), and Philipp Scheidemann (1865).