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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 181,474 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse is the 4,114th most popular politician (up from 4,408th in 2019), the 1,122nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,235th in 2019) and the 337th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 4,114 out of 15,577Before him are Abdou Diouf, Henry Tingle Wilde, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Bahram III, Agis I, and Berenice III of Egypt. After him are Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Rumen Radev, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Eric XII of Sweden, and Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg.

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Among people born in 1753, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 12Before him are Benjamin Thompson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Phillis Wheatley, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, and Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans. After him are Samuel Crompton, Franz Karl Achard, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Josef Dobrovský, and Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg. Among people deceased in 1830, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 11Before him are Adam Weishaupt, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Benjamin Constant, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, and Antonio José de Sucre. After him are Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Thomas Lawrence, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Dominique Vandamme, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, and Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg.

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Among people born in Germany, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 1,122 out of 6,142Before him are Charles I of Württemberg (1823), Louis II, Duke of Bavaria (1229), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), Petrus Apianus (1495), Günther Korten (1898), and Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851). After him are Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), Leo von Klenze (1784), Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (1670), Franz Josef Strauss (1915), Hrotsvitha (935), and Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752).

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