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Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

1757 - 1828

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Karl August, sometimes anglicised as Charles Augustus (3 September 1757 – 14 June 1828), was the sovereign Duke of Saxe-Weimar and of Saxe-Eisenach (in personal union) from 1758, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach from its creation (as a political union) in 1809, and grand duke from 1815 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach has received more than 107,525 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach is the 3,815th most popular politician (down from 3,574th in 2019), the 1,053rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 921st in 2019) and the 296th most popular German Politician.

Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, was most famous for being a German prince and a member of the House of Wettin.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ranks 3,815 out of 15,710Before him are Odaenathus, Wegaf, Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Atropates, Leopold I, Margrave of Austria, and Abdul Salam Arif. After him are Herod II, Sigfrid Edström, Red Cloud, Giacomo Matteotti, Francesco Morosini, and Cuitláhuac.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1757, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ranks 9Before him are Antonio Canova, Jacques Hébert, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Pierre Augereau, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After him are Rigas Feraios, Ignaz Pleyel, George Vancouver, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Karl Leonhard Reinhold, and Johann Matthäus Bechstein. Among people deceased in 1828, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ranks 12Before him are Franz Joseph Gall, Carl Peter Thunberg, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Alexander Ypsilantis, Kobayashi Issa, and William Hyde Wollaston. After him are Karl Mack von Leiberich, Radama I, Charlotte, Princess Royal, James Edward Smith, Sineperver Sultan, and Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ranks 1,053 out of 5,289Before him are Amalia of Oldenburg (1818), Willi Herold (1925), Theobald Boehm (1794), Felix Magath (1953), Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940), and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892). After him are Paul Natorp (1854), Carl Schuhmann (1869), Carl Clauberg (1898), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Max Amann (1891), and Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal (1855).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ranks 296Before him are Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (1670), William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548), Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal (1857), Peter Minuit (1589), Amalia of Oldenburg (1818), and Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940). After him are Carl Clauberg (1898), Max Amann (1891), Augustus, Elector of Saxony (1526), Margot Honecker (1927), Ulrich von Jungingen (1360), and Ludwig Quidde (1858).