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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 300,805 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 2,285th most popular politician (up from 2,691st in 2019), the 803rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 922nd in 2019) and the 158th 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 2,285 out of 15,577Before him are Chlothar III, Childeric II, Astyanax, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, and Ferdinand, Duke of Parma. After him are Zhao Gao, Berenice, Suleiman ibn Qutulmish, Attalus II Philadelphus, Bounnhang Vorachith, and Solomon, King of Hungary.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1797, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 12Before him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Adolphe Thiers, Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, and Ghalib. After him are Alfred de Vigny, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Paul Delaroche, Ferdinand von Wrangel, and Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Among people deceased in 1870, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 10Before him are Prosper Mérimée, Josef Strauss, Comte de Lautréamont, Frédéric Bazille, Alexander Herzen, and Francisco Solano López. After him are Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Princess Louise of Prussia, and Gabriel Lamé.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 803 out of 4,668Before him are Andrea Camilleri (1925), Palmiro Togliatti (1893), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Valentino (1932), Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19), and Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751). After him are Gian Maria Volonté (1933), Giulia Farnese (1474), Occhiali (1519), Gianni Rivera (1943), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), and Pescennius Niger (135).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 158Before him are Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1671), Herod Agrippa II (28), Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Palmiro Togliatti (1893), and Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751). After him are Occhiali (1519), Pescennius Niger (135), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), William I of Sicily (1126), and Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (1701).