Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern

1835 - 1905

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Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (German: Leopold Stephan Karl Anton Gustav Eduard Tassilo Fürst von Hohenzollern; 22 September 1835 – 8 June 1905) was the head of the Swabian branch of the House of Hohenzollern, and played a fleeting role in European power politics in connection with the Franco-Prussian War. He was born into the dynasty's Sigmaringen branch, which inherited all the dynasty's Swabian lands when the Hohenzollern-Hechingen branch became extinct. Leopold's parents were Josephine of Baden and Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern has received more than 380,826 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern is the 3,859th most popular politician (down from 3,448th in 2019), the 1,042nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 938th in 2019) and the 302nd most popular German Politician.

Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern is most famous for being the first king of Belgium. He was born in 1835 and died in 1909. He was the son of Leopold I, King of the Belgians and his wife, Louise-Marie of Orléans.

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Over the past year Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern has had the most page views in the with 64,562 views, followed by Spanish (15,690), and German (14,885). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (90.59%), Egyptian Arabic (30.06%), and Indonesian (26.19%)


Among politicians, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern ranks 3,859 out of 19,576Before him are Franz Jonas, Philip I, Duke of Burgundy, Jizi, Charibert II, Stepan Shaumian, and Princess Clémentine of Belgium. After him are Magnus I of Sweden, Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, Aristides Pereira, Mamadou Tandja, Lucius Vitellius the Elder, and Abdur Rahman Khan.

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Among people born in 1835, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern ranks 21Before him are Fukuzawa Yukichi, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Josef Stefan, Eduard Strauss, Demetrius Vikelas, and Nikolai Rubinstein. After him are Sai Baba of Shirdi, Iwasaki Yatarō, Adolph Wagner, Hijikata Toshizō, Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Shoqan Walikhanov. Among people deceased in 1905, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern ranks 15Before him are Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Louise Michel, Adolph Menzel, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Carl Wernicke, and Albert Edelfelt. After him are Élisée Reclus, Walther Flemming, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Alois Riegl, Constantin Meunier, and Oswald Achenbach.

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Among people born in Germany, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern ranks 1,042 out of 7,253Before him are Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690), John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (1604), Godigisel (359), Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), John McEnroe (1959), and Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp (1759). After him are Johann Mattheson (1681), Marie of Prussia (1825), Carl Ludwig (1816), Ernst Barlach (1870), Dagmar of Bohemia (1186), and Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (1658).

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