Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

1858 - 1889

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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (Rudolf Franz Karl Josef; 21 August 1858 – 30 January 1889) was the only son and third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and Duchess Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi). He was heir apparent to the imperial throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from birth. In 1889, he died in a suicide pact with his mistress Mary Vetsera at the Mayerling hunting lodge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria has received more than 2,753,333 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria is the 20th most popular nobleman (down from 16th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Austria (up from 26th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Nobleman.

Rudolf, crown prince of austria, was most famous for his suicide in 1889.

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Over the past year Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria has had the most page views in the with 448,348 views, followed by German (404,523), and French (187,329). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (394.75%), Persian (175.42%), and Breton (98.29%)


Among noblemen, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 20 out of 1,415Before him are Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Charles, Prince of Wales, Harold Harefoot, Juan Carlos I of Spain, and Marie Thérèse of France. After him are Lucretia, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Anne of Austria, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Naruhito.

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Among people born in 1858, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 6Before him are Max Planck, Émile Durkheim, Giacomo Puccini, Selma Lagerlöf, and Theodore Roosevelt. After him are Gustaf V of Sweden, Rudolf Diesel, Georg Simmel, Omar Mukhtar, Emmeline Pankhurst, and Giuseppe Peano. Among people deceased in 1889, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 2Before him is James Prescott Joule. After him are Antonio Meucci, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Jefferson Davis, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Alexandre Cabanel, Luís I of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Father Damien, and Wilkie Collins.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria ranks 25 out of 1,424Before him are Alfred Adler (1870), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Klara Hitler (1860), Romy Schneider (1938), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), and Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747). After him are Charles I of Austria (1887), Anton Bruckner (1824), Johann Strauss I (1804), Johann Strauss II (1825), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), and Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552).

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