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 357,893 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Leo von Caprivi is the 1,438th most popular politician (down from 1,425th in 2019), the 407th most popular biography from Germany (down from 393rd in 2019) and the 108th most popular German 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 1,438 out of 15,710Before him are Jingtai Emperor, Olybrius, Kayqubad I, Philip of Swabia, Kurt Schuschnigg, and Kim Young-sam. After him are Tsai Ing-wen, Alfonso VIII of Castile, James II of Aragon, Viktor Yushchenko, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, and Soong Ching-ling.

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Among people born in 1831, Leo von Caprivi ranks 9Before him are Frederick III, German Emperor, Helena Blavatsky, Xianfeng Emperor, James A. Garfield, Richard Dedekind, and Emperor Kōmei. After him are Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, John Stith Pemberton, Johann Martin Schleyer, Cheoljong of Joseon, Eduard Suess, and Joseph Joachim. 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, Sophus Lie, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Ernest Chausson, Paul Reuter, Giovanni Segantini, and Rosa Bonheur.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leo von Caprivi ranks 407 out of 5,289Before him are Chlodio (393), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Franz Brentano (1838), Frederica of Hanover (1917), Arno Allan Penzias (1933), and Wilhelm List (1880). After him are Franz Bopp (1791), Felix Klein (1849), Friedrich List (1789), Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667), Emile Berliner (1851), and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Leo von Caprivi ranks 108Before him are Christian V of Denmark (1646), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), and Chlodio (393). After him are Ananda Mahidol (1925), Georgy Lvov (1861), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Robert Ley (1890), Walter Schellenberg (1910), and Conradin (1252).