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Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

1911 - 2004

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Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (later Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, German: Bernhard Leopold Friedrich Eberhard Julius Kurt Karl Gottfried Peter Prinz zur Lippe-Biesterfeld; 29 June 1911 – 1 December 2004) was a German-born nobleman who was the consort to Queen Juliana of the Netherlands; they were the parents of four children, including Beatrix, who was Queen of the Netherlands from 1980 to 2013. He belonged to the princely House of Lippe and was a nephew of the Principality of Lippe's last sovereign Leopold IV. From birth he held the title Count of Biesterfeld; his uncle raised him to princely rank with the style of Serene Highness in 1916. He studied law and worked as an executive secretary at the Paris office of IG Farben. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld has received more than 861,958 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld is the 1,534th most popular politician (up from 1,727th in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from Germany (up from 465th in 2019) and the 115th most popular German Politician.

Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld is most famous for being the father of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 1,534 out of 15,710Before him are Conrad I of Germany, Gannicus, Ladislaus I of Hungary, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo, Manco Cápac, and Shah Rukh. After him are Seonjo of Joseon, Paul-Henri Spaak, Alexios V Doukas, Nicolás Maduro, An Lushan, and Yolande de Polastron.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1911, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 21Before him are Todor Zhivkov, Mikhail Botvinnik, Robert Johnson, Czesław Miłosz, Tennessee Williams, and Joseph Barbera. After him are Melvin Calvin, Lê Đức Thọ, Wilhelm Mohnke, L. Ron Hubbard, Maurice Allais, and Max Frisch. Among people deceased in 2004, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 19Before him are Françoise Sagan, Janet Leigh, Christopher Reeve, Ahmed Yassin, Susan Sontag, and Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. After him are Maurice Wilkins, Stieg Larsson, Leônidas, Estée Lauder, Helmut Newton, and Carlos Kleiber.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 439 out of 5,289Before him are Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), Otto Frank (1889), Ernst Lubitsch (1892), Uwe Seeler (1936), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), and Walther Bothe (1891). After him are Fritz Todt (1891), Ernst Bloch (1885), Josef Kramer (1906), Adam Opel (1837), Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886), and Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 115Before him are Ananda Mahidol (1925), Georgy Lvov (1861), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Robert Ley (1890), Walter Schellenberg (1910), and Conradin (1252). After him are Josef Kramer (1906), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Werner von Fritsch (1880), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Louise Mountbatten (1889), and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium (1876).