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Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse

1837 - 1892

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Louis IV (German: Ludwig IV. Großherzog von Hessen und bei Rhein; 12 September 1837 – 13 March 1892) was the Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine from 13 June 1877 until his death in 1892. Through his marriage to Queen Victoria's second daughter Alice, he was connected to the British royal family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse has received more than 981,487 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse is the 1,727th most popular politician (up from 2,321st in 2019), the 474th most popular biography from Germany (up from 635th in 2019) and the 135th most popular German Politician.

Louis IV, grand duke of Hesse, was most famous for being the father of Queen Victoria.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 1,727 out of 19,576Before him are Kamose, Conrad I of Germany, Henry II of Navarre, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, and Bao Zheng. After him are Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, Shepseskaf, Seti II, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Ioannis Metaxas, and Nikola IV Zrinski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1837, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 11Before him are Grover Cleveland, Fredrik Bajer, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Mily Balakirev, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, and Cosima Wagner. After him are Marie François Sadi Carnot, Adam Opel, Pedro V of Portugal, Ivan Kramskoi, Paul Morphy, and Vasil Levski. Among people deceased in 1892, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 6Before him are Werner von Siemens, Walt Whitman, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Bahá'u'lláh, and Ernest Renan. After him are Richard Owen, Édouard Lalo, Thomas Cook, Rudolf von Jhering, John Couch Adams, and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 474 out of 7,253Before him are Jakob Fugger (1459), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867), Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (1573), Walther Rathenau (1867), and Werner von Fritsch (1880). After him are Ernst Busch (1885), Henri Nestlé (1814), Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Hermann Staudinger (1881), Gerda Taro (1910), and Robert Bosch (1861).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse ranks 135Before him are Friedrich Fromm (1888), Pyotr Stolypin (1862), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867), Walther Rathenau (1867), and Werner von Fritsch (1880). After him are Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572), Rupert, King of Germany (1352), Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1908), and Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847).