Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

1911 - 2004

Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (later Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; German: Bernhard Friedrich Eberhard Leopold Julius Kurt Carl Gottfried Peter Graf von Biesterfeld; 29 June 1911 – 1 December 2004) was a Dutch prince who was the consort of 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 621,908 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,738th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 1,728 out of 14,801Before him are Hippias, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Teia, Siptah, Jan Masaryk, and Tarja Halonen. After him are Manfred, King of Sicily, Ajax the Lesser, Edward the Confessor, Lennart Johansson, Margaret of Anjou, and Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France.

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Among people born in 1911, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 22Before him are Mikhail Botvinnik, Robert Johnson, Jack Ruby, Tennessee Williams, Louise Bourgeois, and Melvin Calvin. After him are Polykarp Kusch, Lê Đức Thọ, Maurice Allais, Joseph Barbera, Wilhelm Mohnke, and Max Frisch. Among people deceased in 2004, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 21Before him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Janet Leigh, Susan Sontag, Stieg Larsson, Christopher Reeve, and Maurice Wilkins. After him are Helmut Newton, Leônidas, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Ingrid Thulin, Sune Bergström, and Carlos Kleiber.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 465 out of 3,763Before him are Moritz Schlick (1882), Bertha Benz (1849), Erhard Milch (1892), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Lothar Matthäus (1961), and Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742). After him are Alexander Grothendieck (1928), Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Felix Hoffmann (1868), and Willy Messerschmitt (1898).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld ranks 122Before him are Ilse Koch (1906), Richard von Weizsäcker (1920), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739), Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750), and Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904). After him are Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Walther Rathenau (1867), Louis II, Prince of Monaco (1870), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551).

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