Otto of Bavaria

1848 - 1916

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Otto (German: Otto Wilhelm Luitpold Adalbert Waldemar; 27 April 1848 – 11 October 1916) was King of Bavaria from 1886 until 1913. However, he never actively ruled because of alleged severe mental illness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto of Bavaria has received more than 483,701 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Otto of Bavaria is the 1,543rd most popular politician (up from 1,647th in 2019), the 419th most popular biography from Germany (up from 458th in 2019) and the 113th most popular German Politician.

Otto of Bavaria is most famous for being the first king of the Kingdom of Bavaria.

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Among politicians, Otto of Bavaria ranks 1,543 out of 19,576Before him are Mátyás Rákosi, Robert Ley, Léon Degrelle, Lin Biao, Sunjo of Joseon, and Bona Sforza. After him are Béla III of Hungary, Bumin Qaghan, Khaled Mashal, Mohammed Zahir Shah, Ahmad Shah Massoud, and Soong Mei-ling.

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Among people born in 1848, Otto of Bavaria ranks 8Before him are Octave Mirbeau, Vilfredo Pareto, Gottlob Frege, Otto Lilienthal, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, and Gustave Caillebotte. After him are Joris-Karl Huysmans, Arthur Balfour, Tōgō Heihachirō, Hugo de Vries, Albert I, Prince of Monaco, and Robert I, Duke of Parma. Among people deceased in 1916, Otto of Bavaria ranks 18Before him are Umberto Boccioni, Richard Dedekind, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, Charles de Foucauld, and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger. After him are Natsume Sōseki, José Echegaray, Karl Schwarzschild, Elisabeth of Wied, Enrique Granados, and Émile Verhaeren.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto of Bavaria ranks 419 out of 7,253Before him are Louise Mountbatten (1889), Traudl Junge (1920), Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Robert Ley (1890), Harald zur Hausen (1936), and Jürgen Klopp (1967). After him are Arno Allan Penzias (1933), Richard Willstätter (1872), Helmuth Weidling (1891), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Regiomontanus (1436), and Richard von Weizsäcker (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Otto of Bavaria ranks 113Before him are Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Hans Luther (1879), Louise Mountbatten (1889), and Robert Ley (1890). After him are Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Richard von Weizsäcker (1920), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Carol I of Romania (1839), Elsa Einstein (1876), and Hans Fritzsche (1900).