1203 - 1263


Mindaugas (German: Myndowen, Latin: Mindowe, Old East Slavic: Мендог, Belarusian: Міндоўг, Polish: Mendog, c. 1203–1263) was the first known Grand Duke of Lithuania and the only Christian King of Lithuania. Little is known of his origins, early life, or rise to power; he is mentioned in a 1219 treaty as an elder duke, and in 1236 as the leader of all the Lithuanians. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mindaugas has received more than 294,630 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 878th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mindaugas ranks 873 out of 14,801Before him are Shaka, Yitzhak Shamir, Farouk of Egypt, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Sukjong of Joseon, and Władysław III of Poland. After him are Tullus Hostilius, Scipio Aemilianus, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Adolphe Thiers, Frederick VI of Denmark, and Nikolai Bukharin.

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Among people born in 1203, Mindaugas ranks 1After him are Zakariya al-Qazwini and Bartholomeus Anglicus. Among people deceased in 1263, Mindaugas ranks 2Before him is Alexander Nevsky. After him are Haakon IV of Norway, Shinran, Manuel I of Trebizond, and Boniface, Count of Savoy.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Mindaugas ranks 6 out of 171Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362), Józef Piłsudski (1867), Vytautas (1352), Emmanuel Levinas (1906), and Romain Gary (1914). After him are Gediminas (1275), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Hermann Minkowski (1864), César Cui (1835), Emma Goldman (1869), and Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In Lithuania

Among politicians born in Lithuania, Mindaugas ranks 4Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362), Józef Piłsudski (1867), and Vytautas (1352). After him are Gediminas (1275), Algirdas (1296), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Antanas Smetona (1874), Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), and Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365).

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