DIPLOMAT

Prince Claus of the Netherlands

1926 - 2002

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Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg (born Klaus-Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd von Amsberg; 6 September 1926 – 6 October 2002) was the husband of Queen Beatrix, and the Prince Consort of the Netherlands from Beatrix's ascension in 1980 until his death in 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Claus of the Netherlands has received more than 430,294 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Prince Claus of the Netherlands is the 14th most popular diplomat, the 385th most popular biography from Germany (up from 394th in 2019) and the most popular German Diplomat.

Prince Claus of the Netherlands was most famous for his philanthropic work. He was the founder of the Prince Claus Foundation, which is an international organization that promotes sustainable development and social justice.

Memorability Metrics

  • 430k

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  • 74.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among DIPLOMATS

Among diplomats, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 14 out of 51Before him are Alexandra Kollontai, John Jay, Raoul Wallenberg, John R. Bolton, Ferdinand de Lesseps, and Folke Bernadotte. After him are Mohamed ElBaradei, Madeleine Albright, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Chiune Sugihara, Alva Myrdal, and Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 22Before him are Hugh Hefner, Andrzej Wajda, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Jerry Lewis, Svetlana Alliluyeva, and Paul Bocuse. After him are John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Ivan Illich, Harper Lee, Clifford Geertz, and Yusuf al-Qaradawi. Among people deceased in 2002, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 15Before him are Billy Wilder, Richard Harris, László Kubala, Chuck Jones, Traudl Junge, and Vavá. After him are James Coburn, Niki de Saint Phalle, Ivan Illich, Rod Steiger, Camilo José Cela, and Robert Nozick.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 385 out of 5,289Before him are Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Gregor Strasser (1892), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Christian V of Denmark (1646), and August von Mackensen (1849). After him are Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Henri Nestlé (1814), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), and Karl Drais (1785).

Among DIPLOMATS In Germany

Among diplomats born in Germany, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 1