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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 went 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 was a keen participant in politics, supporting electoral reforms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig III of Bavaria has received more than 1,007,404 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Ludwig III of Bavaria is the 1,273rd most popular politician (up from 1,320th in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from Germany (up from 374th in 2019) and the 98th 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

Among politicians, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 1,273 out of 15,577Before him are Isabella Clara Eugenia, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Louis, Dauphin of France, Cyaxares, and Jovian. After him are Peter of Castile, As-Saffah, Emperor Wu of Jin, Herod Agrippa, Halford Mackinder, and Fredrik Bajer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1845, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 12Before him are Gabriel Fauré, Gabriel Lippmann, Carl Spitteler, Amadeo I of Spain, Élie Metchnikoff, and Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran. After him are Abai Qunanbaiuly, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Edmond James de Rothschild, Nikola Pašić, George Darwin, and Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Among people deceased in 1921, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 6Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Enrico Caruso, Peter Kropotkin, Peter I of Serbia, and Gabriel Lippmann. After him are Alfred Hermann Fried, Carl Menger, John Boyd Dunlop, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Talaat Pasha, and Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 349 out of 6,142Before him are Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1486), Katharina von Bora (1498), Theodor Schwann (1810), Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), and Karl Drais (1785). After him are Robert Bosch (1861), Sepp Maier (1944), Henry the Lion (1129), Georgy Lvov (1861), Martin Waldseemüller (1470), and Franz Halder (1884).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Ludwig III of Bavaria ranks 98Before him are Karl Haushofer (1869), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Christian III of Denmark (1503), and Fritz Sauckel (1894). After him are Henry the Lion (1129), Georgy Lvov (1861), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Gregor Strasser (1892), Theodor Heuss (1884), and Chlodio (393).