Paul Rudolf von Bilguer

1815 - 1840

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Paul Rudolf (or Rudolph) von Bilguer (21 September 1815 – 16 September 1840) was a German chess master and chess theoretician from Ludwigslust in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Bilguer, who was a lieutenant in the Prussian army, was sent to Berlin on a course, where he met the six gifted German players with whom he formed a group that became known as the 'Berlin Pleiades'. He resigned his commission and devoted his time to chess. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Rudolf von Bilguer has received more than 13,039 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Paul Rudolf von Bilguer is the 12,608th most popular politician (down from 11,385th in 2019), the 3,792nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,794th in 2019) and the 971st most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer ranks 12,608 out of 15,710Before him are Filippos Karvelas, George Friedman, Sakari Tuomioja, Julian Castro, Adam Rapacki, and Peter Šťastný. After him are Shah Jahan II, Virginia Raggi, Richard Henry Lee, Fausto Bertinotti, Bogdan Borusewicz, and Surendranath Banerjee.

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Among people born in 1815, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer ranks 63Before him are Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg, John McDouall Stuart, James B. Francis, Constantine Paparrigopoulos, and Otto von Böhtlingk. After him are Edward John Eyre, Henry Halleck, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Daniel Bashiel Warner, William J. Hardee, and James Seddon. Among people deceased in 1840, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer ranks 36Before him are Karl Otfried Müller, Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier, Frances Burney, Franz Meyen, Karl Leberecht Immermann, and Joseph Johann von Littrow. After him are José Antonio Pavón Jiménez, John Abbot, and John Adair.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer ranks 3,792 out of 5,289Before him are Nikolaus Pevsner (1902), Francis Buchholz (1954), Karl Alfred von Zittel (1839), Lukas Foss (1922), Gabriele Reinsch (1963), and Dieter Herzog (1946). After him are Heinz Strehl (1938), Erwin Stresemann (1889), Christoph Metzelder (1980), Maria Schrader (1965), Werner Krämer (1940), and Günther Oettinger (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer ranks 971Before him are Martin Bangemann (1934), Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg (1839), Heinrich von Gagern (1799), Fritz Graebner (1877), Kurt Beck (1949), and Hans Apel (1932). After him are Günther Oettinger (1953), Gerhard Stoltenberg (1928), Bernd Riexinger (1955), Günther Beckstein (1943), Heiko Maas (1966), and Georg Hilmar (1876).