Maurice, Prince of Orange

1567 - 1625

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Maurice of Orange (Dutch: Maurits van Oranje; 14 November 1567 – 23 April 1625) was stadtholder of all the provinces of the Dutch Republic except for Friesland from 1585 at the earliest until his death in 1625. Before he became Prince of Orange upon the death of his eldest half-brother Philip William in 1618, he was known as Maurice of Nassau. Maurice spent his youth in Dillenburg in Nassau, and studied in Heidelberg and Leiden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice, Prince of Orange has received more than 604,454 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Maurice, Prince of Orange is the 1,282nd most popular politician (down from 988th in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from Germany (down from 279th in 2019) and the 101st most popular German Politician.

Maurice, Prince of Orange, is most famous for being the founder of the Dutch Republic and for his victory over the Spanish at the Battle of Nieuwpoort.

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Over the past year Maurice, Prince of Orange has had the most page views in the with 95,011 views, followed by English (85,536), and Russian (16,556). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (1,096.43%), Icelandic (60.05%), and Malay (55.98%)


Among politicians, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 1,282 out of 19,576Before him are Antiochus I Soter, Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, Andronikos I Komnenos, John VI Kantakouzenos, Güyük Khan, and Frederick IV of Denmark. After him are Süleyman Demirel, Toghon Temür, Moshe Katsav, Şah Sultan, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Andrei Gromyko.

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Among people born in 1567, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 3Before him are Claudio Monteverdi, and Francis de Sales. After him are Date Masamune, Samuel de Champlain, Willem Schouten, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Jacques Clément, Sanada Yukimura, Eleanor de' Medici, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, and Jacob van Heemskerck. Among people deceased in 1625, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 4Before him are James VI and I, Sofonisba Anguissola, and Jan Brueghel the Elder. After him are Johann Bayer, Willem Schouten, Simon Marius, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Duchess Anna of Prussia, Giambattista Marino, Mōri Terumoto, and Anna Vasa of Sweden.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 344 out of 7,253Before him are Ferdinand Schörner (1892), Emil Nolde (1867), Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine (1652), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Katharina von Bora (1498), and Valdemar I of Denmark (1131). After him are August von Mackensen (1849), Adam Weishaupt (1748), Richard Dedekind (1831), Martin Niemöller (1892), Katherine Oppenheimer (1910), and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 101Before him are Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), Karl Haushofer (1869), Fritz Sauckel (1894), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), and Valdemar I of Denmark (1131). After him are Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Christian V of Denmark (1646), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Joachim Gauck (1940), Chlodio (393), and Christopher of Bavaria (1416).