Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria

1869 - 1955

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Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria, Franconia and in Swabia, Count Palatine by the Rhine (Rupprecht Maria Luitpold Ferdinand; English: Robert Maria Leopold Ferdinand; 18 May 1869 – 2 August 1955), was the last heir apparent to the Bavarian throne. During the first half of World War I, he commanded the 6th Army on the Western Front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria has received more than 1,139,862 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria is the 163rd most popular nobleman (up from 174th in 2019), the 681st most popular biography from Germany (up from 712th in 2019) and the 16th most popular German Nobleman.

Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria is most famous for being the son of Ludwig III, the last king of Bavaria. He was born on September 27, 1869 and died on October 26, 1955.

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Among noblemen, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria ranks 163 out of 1,415Before him are Ramesses X, Daniel of Moscow, Henry, Duke of Cornwall, Bertrada of Laon, Isabella d'Este, and Avidius Cassius. After him are Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Sorghaghtani Beki, and Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1869, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria ranks 19Before him are Hans Spemann, Frederick Trump, Christian Lous Lange, Komitas, Calouste Gulbenkian, and Siegfried Wagner. After him are Rudolf Otto, Karl Seitz, Felix Salten, Gustav Vigeland, Maud of Wales, and Kasturba Gandhi. Among people deceased in 1955, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria ranks 23Before him are James B. Sumner, Paul Claudel, George Enescu, Calouste Gulbenkian, Pak Hon-yong, and Carmen Miranda. After him are Hermann Weyl, Oswald Avery, Garegin Nzhdeh, Leonid Govorov, Mihály Károlyi, and Michael Chekhov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria ranks 681 out of 7,253Before him are Ernst Mayr (1904), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium (1876), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Jürgen Stroop (1895), and Gertrude the Great (1256). After him are Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria (1821), Hugo Ball (1886), Hans Morgenthau (1904), Rudolf Otto (1869), George V of Hanover (1819), and Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg (1513).

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