Ludwig III of Bavaria

1845 - 1921

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Ludwig III (Ludwig Luitpold Josef Maria Aloys Alfried; 7 January 1845 – 18 October 1921) was the last King of Bavaria, reigning from 1913 to 1918. Initially he served in the Bavarian military as a lieutenant and going on to hold the rank of Oberleutnant during the Austro-Prussian War. He entered politics at the age of 18 becoming a member of the Bavarian Legislature and keen participant in politics, endorsing agricultural and voting reforms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig III of Bavaria has received more than 881,754 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ludwig III of Bavaria is the 1,322nd most popular politician (down from 1,235th in 2019), the 374th most popular biography from Germany (down from 337th in 2019) and the 99th most popular German Politician.

Ludwig III was the king of Bavaria from 1864 to 1886. He was the grandson of King Ludwig I and the son of King Maximilian II. He was also the last king of Bavaria.

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Among politicians, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 1,322 out of 15,710Before him are Senusret III, Henri, Count of Chambord, Anastas Mikoyan, Senusret I, Hans Fritzsche, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca. After him are Berke, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, La Malinche, Libius Severus, Frederick I of Denmark, and Tancred, Prince of Galilee.

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Among people born in 1845, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 12Before him are Élie Metchnikoff, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Amadeo I of Spain, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, and Gabriel Lippmann. After him are Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, Edmond James de Rothschild, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and George Darwin. Among people deceased in 1921, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 7Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Enrico Caruso, Peter Kropotkin, Peter I of Serbia, Talaat Pasha, and Gabriel Lippmann. After him are John Boyd Dunlop, Carl Menger, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Alfred Hermann Fried, and Antoni Grabowski.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 374 out of 5,289Before him are Walther von Reichenau (1884), Regiomontanus (1436), Heinrich von Kleist (1777), Paul Hausser (1880), Hans Fritzsche (1900), and Martin Waldseemüller (1470). After him are Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Theodor Heuss (1884), Hans Krebs (1898), Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), and Gregor Strasser (1892).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 99Before him are Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (1808), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Henry the Lion (1129), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), Louis the Child (893), and Hans Fritzsche (1900). After him are Theodor Heuss (1884), Gregor Strasser (1892), Christian V of Denmark (1646), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), and Carol I of Romania (1839).