Karl August von Hardenberg

1750 - 1822

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Karl August Fürst von Hardenberg (31 May 1750, in Essenrode-Lehre – 26 November 1822, in Genoa) was a Prussian statesman and Prime Minister of Prussia. While during his late career he acquiesced to reactionary policies, earlier in his career he implemented a variety of Liberal reforms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl August von Hardenberg has received more than 93,861 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl August von Hardenberg is the 5,797th most popular politician (down from 5,183rd in 2019), the 1,627th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,362nd in 2019) and the 480th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Karl August von Hardenberg ranks 5,797 out of 15,710Before him are Juan Velasco Alvarado, Charles II, Elector Palatine, Jamasp, Infanta Cristina of Spain, Samuel Adams, and Alparslan Türkeş. After him are Robert Todd Lincoln, Zubaidah bint Ja`far, Casimir II the Just, Emperor Go-Nijō, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, and Ashur-dan III.

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Among people born in 1750, Karl August von Hardenberg ranks 13Before him are Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Francisco de Miranda, Heshen, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, and Murad Bey. After him are Sheikh Mansur, Lorenzo Mascheroni, Adam Afzelius, Ami Argand, Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, and Jacques-François Menou. Among people deceased in 1822, Karl August von Hardenberg ranks 15Before him are Giovanni Battista Venturi, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, René Just Haüy, Paolo Ruffini, Valentin Haüy, and Jean-Robert Argand. After him are Johann Matthäus Bechstein, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Edward Daniel Clarke, Sophie de Condorcet, Dmitry Levitzky, and Hồ Xuân Hương.

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Among people born in Germany, Karl August von Hardenberg ranks 1,627 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1530), Adolf Eugen Fick (1829), Horst Hrubesch (1951), Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (1824), Charles II, Elector Palatine (1651), and Andreas Karlstadt (1486). After him are Michael Stifel (1487), Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (1072), Albert Lortzing (1801), Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1739), Johann Trollmann (1907), and William I, Duke of Bavaria (1330).

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