Leopold I of Belgium

1790 - 1865

Leopold I of Belgium

Leopold I (French: Léopold Ier; German and Dutch: Leopold I; 16 December 1790 – 10 December 1865) was a German prince who became the first King of the Belgians following the country's independence in 1830. He reigned between July 1831 and December 1865. Born into the ruling family of the small German duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Leopold took a commission in the Imperial Russian Army and fought against Napoleon after French troops overran Saxe-Coburg during the Napoleonic Wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold I of Belgium has received more than 1,980,563 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 504th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Leopold I of Belgium ranks 500 out of 14,801Before him are Nursultan Nazarbayev, İsmet İnönü, Philip I of France, Gideon, Emperor Taizong of Tang, and Atahualpa. After him are Oscar I of Sweden, Alexios I Komnenos, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Emperor Gaozu of Han, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, and John, King of England.

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Among people born in 1790, Leopold I of Belgium ranks 2Before him is Jean-François Champollion. After him are August Ferdinand Möbius, George Everest, Alphonse de Lamartine, John Tyler, Sunjo of Joseon, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Nicolas Chauvin, John Frederic Daniell, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, and Robert Stirling. Among people deceased in 1865, Leopold I of Belgium ranks 4Before him are Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon. After him are Ignaz Semmelweis, Emil Lenz, William Rowan Hamilton, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Johann Franz Encke, Robert FitzRoy, and Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leopold I of Belgium ranks 144 out of 3,763Before him are Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), Frederick William I of Prussia (1688), Georg Simmel (1858), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), and Bruce Willis (1955). After him are Thomas Müntzer (1489), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Otto Hahn (1879), Oswald Spengler (1880), and Rudolf Höss (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Leopold I of Belgium ranks 35Before him are Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), Franz von Papen (1879), Augustus II the Strong (1670), George I of Great Britain (1660), Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), and Frederick William I of Prussia (1688). After him are Rudolf Höss (1901), Agrippina the Younger (15), Rudolf I of Germany (1218), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1282), and Frederick William III of Prussia (1770).

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