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. His uncle, Luitpold, and his cousin, Ludwig, served as regents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto of Bavaria has received more than 478,947 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Otto of Bavaria is the 1,670th most popular politician (down from 1,644th in 2019), the 458th most popular biography from Germany (up from 463rd in 2019) and the 124th most popular 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 1,670 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Jing of Han, Emperor Wen of Han, Kilij Arslan I, Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik, Cemal Gürsel, and Publius Cornelius Scipio. After him are Danjong of Joseon, Porfirio Díaz, Giulio Andreotti, Coloman, King of Hungary, Emperor Guangwu of Han, and Lon Nol.

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Among people born in 1848, Otto of Bavaria ranks 9Before him are Vilfredo Pareto, Gottlob Frege, Otto Lilienthal, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, and Gustave Caillebotte. After him are Albert I, Prince of Monaco, Hugo de Vries, Tōgō Heihachirō, Robert I, Duke of Parma, Arthur Balfour, and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. Among people deceased in 1916, Otto of Bavaria ranks 17Before him are Franz Marc, William Ramsay, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, Richard Dedekind, and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger. After him are Charles de Foucauld, Natsume Sōseki, Karl Schwarzschild, Enrique Granados, Elisabeth of Wied, and Ivan Franko.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto of Bavaria ranks 458 out of 6,142Before him are Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (1573), Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Emile Berliner (1851), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), and Fritz Todt (1891). After him are Franz Boas (1858), Emil Nolde (1867), Jean Paul (1763), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), and Anna Magdalena Bach (1701).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Otto of Bavaria ranks 124Before him are Victoria of Baden (1862), Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750), Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), and Josef Kramer (1906). After him are Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium (1876), Richard von Weizsäcker (1920), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), and Conradin (1252).