Leo von Caprivi

1831 - 1899

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Georg Leo Graf von Caprivi de Caprara de Montecuccoli (English: Count George Leo of Caprivi, Caprara, and Montecuccoli; born Georg Leo von Caprivi; 24 February 1831 – 6 February 1899) was a German general and statesman who served as the chancellor of the German Empire from March 1890 to October 1894. Caprivi promoted industrial and commercial development, and concluded numerous bilateral treaties for reduction of tariff barriers. However, this movement toward free trade angered the conservative agrarian interests, especially the Junkers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo von Caprivi has received more than 389,055 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Leo von Caprivi is the 1,426th most popular politician (up from 1,436th in 2019), the 390th most popular biography from Germany (up from 407th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Politician.

Leo von Caprivi was a German general and statesman who served as Chancellor of Germany from 1890 to 1894. He is most famous for being the first German Chancellor to have been born in a foreign country.

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Among politicians, Leo von Caprivi ranks 1,426 out of 15,577Before him are Francis II Rákóczi, Den, Isetnofret, Makarios III, Henry I, Duke of Guise, and Mohamed Morsi. After him are Henry II of Navarre, Antoine of Navarre, Louise Mountbatten, Engelbert Dollfuss, La Malinche, and Pelagius of Asturias.

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Among people born in 1831, Leo von Caprivi ranks 10Before him are Helena Blavatsky, John Stith Pemberton, Emperor Kōmei, Xianfeng Emperor, James A. Garfield, and Cheoljong of Joseon. After him are Richard Dedekind, Savitribai Phule, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Eduard Suess, Joseph Joachim, and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria. Among people deceased in 1899, Leo von Caprivi ranks 4Before him are Johann Strauss II, Alfred Sisley, and Robert Bunsen. After him are Félix Faure, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Ernest Chausson, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Paul Reuter, Sophus Lie, Rosa Bonheur, and Giovanni Segantini.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leo von Caprivi ranks 390 out of 6,142Before him are Klaus Schwab (1938), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926), and Traudl Junge (1920). After him are Louise Mountbatten (1889), Richard Dedekind (1831), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Harald zur Hausen (1936), Ernst Busch (1885), and Hans Eysenck (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Leo von Caprivi ranks 106Before him are Georgy Lvov (1861), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Gregor Strasser (1892), Theodor Heuss (1884), Chlodio (393), and Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904). After him are Louise Mountbatten (1889), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Robert Ley (1890), Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1784), and Christopher of Bavaria (1416).