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Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1797 - 1870

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Leopold II (3 October 1797 – 29 January 1870) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1824 to 1859. He married twice; first to Maria Anna of Saxony, and after her death in 1832, to Maria Antonia of the Two-Sicilies. By the latter, he begat his eventual successor, Ferdinand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany has received more than 378,868 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 34 in 2019). Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 2,564th most popular politician (down from 2,245th in 2019), the 879th most popular biography from Italy (down from 801st in 2019) and the 175th most popular Italian Politician.

Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, was the ruler of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790. He was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. Leopold is most famous for his role in the abolition of the slave trade.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 2,564 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Nakamikado, Thomas Palaiologos, Julius Nyerere, Christopher II of Denmark, Louis Desaix, and Prince Philippe, Count of Paris. After him are Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Al-Wathiq, Armand Fallières, Anne of France, and Emperor Nintoku.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1797, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 15Before him are Ghalib, Joseph Henry, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Charles Lyell, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, and Alfred de Vigny. After him are Paul Delaroche, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Maria Isabel of Braganza, Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, and Carlo Blasis. Among people deceased in 1870, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 10Before him are Robert E. Lee, Frédéric Bazille, Comte de Lautréamont, Josef Strauss, Francisco Solano López, and Alexander Herzen. After him are Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Victor Noir, and Anthony Mary Claret.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 879 out of 5,161Before him are Francesco Guicciardini (1483), Emilio Salgari (1862), Rosalba Carriera (1673), Guercino (1591), Tommaso Buscetta (1928), and Fabio Cannavaro (1973). After him are Isabella d'Este (1474), Gian Maria Volonté (1933), Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (-102), Hormizd I (250), Luciano Spalletti (1959), and Bartolomeo Eustachi (1500).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 175Before him are Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (1726), Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (-519), Marcus Claudius Tacitus (200), Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Pupienus (170), and Lentulus Batiatus (-200). After him are Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (-102), Hormizd I (250), Bartolomeo Eustachi (1500), Francesco II Sforza (1495), Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (1587), and Ladislaus of Naples (1377).