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Maurice, Elector of Saxony

1521 - 1553

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Maurice (21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553) was Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice, Elector of Saxony has received more than 144,151 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Maurice, Elector of Saxony is the 3,290th most popular politician (down from 2,875th in 2019), the 878th most popular biography from Germany (down from 806th in 2019) and the 254th most popular German Politician.

Maurice, elector of Saxony is most famous for his successful military campaigns against the Ottoman Empire.

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Among politicians, Maurice, Elector of Saxony ranks 3,290 out of 15,577Before him are Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Moinuddin Chishti, Louis-Jules Trochu, Jean de Dunois, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, and Apepi. After him are Kocel, Zwentibold, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, and François Leclerc du Tremblay.

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Among people born in 1521, Maurice, Elector of Saxony ranks 5Before him are Pope Urban VII, Takeda Shingen, Peter Canisius, and Christina of Denmark. After him are Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Andrew Avellino, Philippe de Monte, Xu Wei, Richard Chancellor, and Thomas Wyatt the Younger. Among people deceased in 1553, Maurice, Elector of Saxony ranks 10Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder, Şehzade Cihangir, Michael Servetus, Pedro de Valdivia, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, and Girolamo Fracastoro. After him are John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, Sinan Pasha, Lucrezia de' Medici, Wolf Huber, Pedro de Toledo y Zúñiga, and Erasmus Reinhold.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Maurice, Elector of Saxony ranks 878 out of 6,142Before him are Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810), Hennig Brand (1630), Albert of Brandenburg (1490), Stefan George (1868), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), and Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120). After him are Zwentibold (870), Peter Parler (1330), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), and Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778).

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