Ludwig I of Bavaria

1786 - 1868

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Ludwig I or Louis I (German: Ludwig I.; 25 August 1786 – 29 February 1868) was king of Bavaria from 1825 until the 1848 revolutions in the German states. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig I of Bavaria has received more than 507,592 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Ludwig I of Bavaria is the 1,377th most popular politician (down from 1,223rd in 2019), the 523rd most popular biography from France (down from 452nd in 2019) and the 122nd most popular French Politician.

Ludwig I of Bavaria is most famous for the building of castles and palaces, such as Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Among politicians, Ludwig I of Bavaria ranks 1,377 out of 15,710Before him are Algirdas, Warren G. Harding, Philoctetes, Olaf II of Denmark, Teti, and Al-Mu'tasim. After him are Henry I, Duke of Guise, Abijah of Judah, Carloman II, Ramiz Alia, Christopher of Bavaria, and Carloman of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1786, Ludwig I of Bavaria ranks 5Before him are Carl Maria von Weber, John Vianney, Wilhelm Grimm, and Christian VIII of Denmark. After him are François Arago, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Marie Walewska, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Sophie of France, John Franklin, and Davy Crockett. Among people deceased in 1868, Ludwig I of Bavaria ranks 5Before him are Gioachino Rossini, Léon Foucault, August Ferdinand Möbius, and James Buchanan. After him are Mongkut, August Schleicher, William T. G. Morton, David Brewster, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Okita Sōji, and Mihailo Obrenović.

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Among people born in France, Ludwig I of Bavaria ranks 523 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Pierre Boulez (1925), Henri Barbusse (1873), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), René Laennec (1781), and Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774). After him are Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), Marcel Mauss (1872), Chilperic I (539), Rashi (1040), and Genevieve (423).


Among politicians born in France, Ludwig I of Bavaria ranks 122Before him are Stephen, King of England (1095), Alaric II (458), Gaspard II de Coligny (1519), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), and Paul Barras (1755). After him are Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), Chilperic I (539), Mary of Guise (1515), William II of England (1056), Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781), and Louis, Prince of Condé (1530).