Rudolf I of Germany

1218 - 1291

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Rudolf I (1 May 1218 – 15 July 1291) was the first King of Germany from the House of Habsburg. The first of the count-kings of Germany, he reigned from 1273 until his death. Rudolf's election marked the end of the Great Interregnum which had begun after the death of the Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick II in 1250. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf I of Germany has received more than 425,423 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Rudolf I of Germany is the 710th most popular politician (down from 531st in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 149th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Politician.

Rudolf I of Germany is most famous for being the Holy Roman Emperor from 1273 to 1291.

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Among politicians, Rudolf I of Germany ranks 710 out of 15,577Before him are John the Fearless, Leonid Kravchuk, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, John of Bohemia, and John Zápolya. After him are Constantine I of Greece, Henry I of France, Jair Bolsonaro, Peter I of Serbia, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and Mahathir Mohamad.

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Among people born in 1218, Rudolf I of Germany ranks 1After him are Abel, King of Denmark, Henry III, Margrave of Meissen, Emperor Chūkyō, Manuel I of Trebizond, Kujō Yoritsune, and Adelaide, Countess of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1291, Rudolf I of Germany ranks 1After him are Saadi Shirazi, Arghun, Alfonso III of Aragon, Eleanor of Provence, Guillaume de Beaujeu, Solamish, and Talabuga.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudolf I of Germany ranks 193 out of 6,142Before him are Matthias Grünewald (1480), Ilse Koch (1906), Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), Hans Holbein the Younger (1497), Edith Stein (1891), and Philip Melanchthon (1497). After him are Emil Fischer (1852), Nelly Sachs (1891), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Jacob Grimm (1785), Michel Ney (1769), and Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Rudolf I of Germany ranks 51Before him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Olaf Scholz (1958), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Augustus III of Poland (1696), and Ilse Koch (1906). After him are Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Frederick William II of Prussia (1744), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Karl Liebknecht (1871), and Conrad III of Germany (1093).