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 485,344 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Prince Claus of the Netherlands is the 13th most popular diplomat (up from 14th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Germany (down from 385th in 2019) and the most popular 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

  • 490k

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  • 67.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among DIPLOMATS

Among diplomats, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 13 out of 52Before him are John Jay, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Alexandra Kollontai, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Raoul Wallenberg, and Madeleine Albright. After him are Folke Bernadotte, Mohamed ElBaradei, John R. Bolton, Alva Myrdal, Hasekura Tsunenaga, and Chiune Sugihara.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 22Before him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Chuck Berry, René Goscinny, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Hugh Hefner, and Paul Bocuse. After him are John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Harper Lee, Ivan Illich, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, and Jerry Lewis. Among people deceased in 2002, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 12Before him are Thor Heyerdahl, Hans-Georg Gadamer, John Rawls, Billy Wilder, Richard Harris, and Vavá. After him are Traudl Junge, László Kubala, Niki de Saint Phalle, Chuck Jones, James Coburn, and Ivan Illich.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Prince Claus of the Netherlands ranks 388 out of 6,142Before him are Ulrike Meinhof (1934), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Klaus Schwab (1938), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786), and Gerhard Domagk (1895). After him are Traudl Junge (1920), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Richard Dedekind (1831), Ernst Thälmann (1886), and Harald zur Hausen (1936).

Among DIPLOMATS In Germany

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