Maurice, Prince of Orange

1567 - 1625

Maurice, Prince of Orange

Maurice of Orange (Dutch: Maurits van Oranje; German: Moritz von Oranien; 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 309,678 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,036th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 1,031 out of 14,801Before him are Margaret of Parma, Benjamin Disraeli, Anthony Eden, Emperor Wu of Jin, Berke, and Patrice de MacMahon. After him are Ferdinand VI of Spain, Constantine V, Feodor III of Russia, Frederick VII of Denmark, Polycrates, and Critias.

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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, Sanada Yukimura, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Jacques Clément, Eleanor de' Medici, Willem Schouten, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, and Honoré d'Urfé. Among people deceased in 1625, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 2Before him is James VI and I. After him are Jan Brueghel the Elder, Sofonisba Anguissola, Simon Marius, Giambattista Marino, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Johann Bayer, Willem Schouten, Duchess Anna of Prussia, Mōri Terumoto, and Orlando Gibbons.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 120 out of 2,050Before him are Grigory Potemkin (1739), Mily Balakirev (1837), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), and Arnold Sommerfeld (1868). After him are Feodor III of Russia (1661), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Alexander Kolchak (1874), and Ilya Prigogine (1917).


Among politicians born in Russia, Maurice, Prince of Orange ranks 42Before him are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Lev Kamenev (1883), Sergey Kirov (1886), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), and Martti Ahtisaari (1937). After him are Feodor III of Russia (1661), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Walther Funk (1890), and Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797).

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