Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse

1753 - 1830

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Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse (14 June 1753 in Prenzlau – 6 April 1830 in Darmstadt) was Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (as Louis X) and later the first Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. Louis was the son of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and succeeded his father in 1790. He presided over a significant increase in territory for Hesse-Darmstadt during the imperial reorganizations of 1801–1803, most notably the Duchy of Westphalia, hitherto subject to the Archbishop of Cologne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse has received more than 216,909 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse is the 4,984th most popular politician (down from 4,059th in 2019), the 1,348th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,122nd in 2019) and the 387th most popular German Politician.

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Over the past year Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse has had the most page views in the with 31,741 views, followed by German (11,977), and Russian (7,509). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (130.19%), Catalan (50.91%), and Breton (48.18%)


Among politicians, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 4,984 out of 19,576Before him are António Ramalho Eanes, James I, Count of La Marche, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Otto Hofmann, Emperor Daozong of Liao, and Emperor Ankan. After him are Ali ibn Yusuf, René Barrientos, Sten Sture the Younger, Borut Pahor, María de Padilla, and Claudia de' Medici.

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Among people born in 1753, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 14Before him are Benjamin Thompson, Phillis Wheatley, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans, and Franz Karl Achard. After him are Samuel Crompton, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud, Josef Dobrovský, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, and Shaykh Ahmad. Among people deceased in 1830, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 12Before him are Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Benjamin Constant, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Antonio José de Sucre, and Thomas Lawrence. After him are Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, and Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 1,348 out of 7,253Before him are Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877), Otto II, Duke of Bavaria (1206), Ludwig Prandtl (1875), Franz von Hipper (1863), Hans Staden (1525), and Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony (1803). After him are Prince Joachim of Prussia (1890), Wilhelm Busch (1832), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Thomas Abbt (1738), Heinz Linge (1913), and Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748).

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