Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse

1777 - 1848

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Louis II (26 December 1777 – 16 June 1848) was Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine from 6 April 1830 until 16 June 1848. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse has received more than 461,640 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 30 in 2019). Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse is the 4,123rd most popular politician (down from 3,075th in 2019), the 1,109th most popular biography from Germany (down from 845th in 2019) and the 324th most popular German Politician.

Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse, was most famous for being the father of the last German Emperor, Wilhelm II.

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Among politicians, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 4,123 out of 19,576Before him are Fikret Abdić, Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine, Lothar von Richthofen, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Mario Beccaria, and Nana Akufo-Addo. After him are Antipope Eulalius, Berenice III of Egypt, Prince Henry of Prussia, Qin Hui, Emperor Ninken, and Emperor Lizong.

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Among people born in 1777, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 13Before him are Elisa Bonaparte, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Juliette Récamier, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Philipp Otto Runge, and Louis Jacques Thénard. After him are Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, Bernard Courtois, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Adélaïde d'Orléans, Filippo Taglioni, and Louis Poinsot. Among people deceased in 1848, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 17Before him are Vissarion Belinsky, Nicolas Oudinot, María Isabella of Spain, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Khachatur Abovian, and Thomas Cole. After him are William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Joseph Mohr, James Dunlop, Branwell Brontë, Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este, and Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 1,109 out of 7,253Before him are Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine (1617), Veit Stoss (1450), Lothar von Richthofen (1894), Gottfried Feder (1883), Henry Suso (1295), and Petrus Apianus (1495). After him are Prince Henry of Prussia (1862), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Lale Andersen (1905), Gerhard Herzberg (1904), Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912), and Walther Flemming (1843).

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