Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria

1756 - 1825

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Maximilian I Joseph (German: Maximilian I. Joseph; 27 May 1756 – 13 October 1825) was Duke of Zweibrücken from 1795 to 1799, prince-elector of Bavaria (as Maximilian IV Joseph) from 1799 to 1806, then King of Bavaria (as Maximilian I Joseph) from 1806 to 1825. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria has received more than 1,023,988 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria is the 790th most popular politician (down from 715th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Germany (down from 196th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular German Politician.

Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria is most famous for being the first king of a unified Germany.

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Among politicians, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria ranks 790 out of 19,576Before him are Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Amr ibn Hishām, Sariputta, Vladislaus II of Hungary, Zewditu, and William III of the Netherlands. After him are İsmet İnönü, Enrico Dandolo, Robert the Bruce, Tony Blair, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Eduard Bernstein.

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Among people born in 1756, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria ranks 2Before him is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. After him are Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, William Godwin, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Aaron Burr, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Ernst Chladni, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, and Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Among people deceased in 1825, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria ranks 5Before him are Alexander I of Russia, Jacques-Louis David, Antonio Salieri, and Henri de Saint-Simon. After him are Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Eli Whitney, Pauline Bonaparte, Jean Paul, Henry Fuseli, Dmitry Bortniansky, and Laskarina Bouboulina.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria ranks 219 out of 7,253Before him are Pope Clement II (1005), Edith Stein (1891), Albert, Prince Consort (1819), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Ludwig Erhard (1897), and Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714). After him are Justus von Liebig (1803), Eduard Bernstein (1850), Walter Ulbricht (1893), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Hans Zimmer (1957), and Max Stirner (1806).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria ranks 63Before him are Conrad III of Germany (1093), Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Karl Liebknecht (1871), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), and Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956). After him are Eduard Bernstein (1850), Walter Ulbricht (1893), Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Rudolf I of Germany (1218), and Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (1016).