Sophia Dorothea of Hanover

1687 - 1757

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Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (26 March [O.S. 16 March] 1687 – 28 June 1757) was Queen in Prussia and Electress of Brandenburg during the reign of her husband, King Frederick William I, from 1713 to 1740. She was the mother of Frederick the Great (King Frederick II of Prussia). At the time of Sophia's birth, her father was merely the son of a German prince, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sophia Dorothea of Hanover has received more than 617,759 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Sophia Dorothea of Hanover is the 124th most popular nobleman (up from 149th in 2019), the 550th most popular biography from Germany (up from 613th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Nobleman.

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Over the past year Sophia Dorothea of Hanover has had the most page views in the with 82,101 views, followed by German (24,867), and Russian (13,608). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (50.29%), Swedish (33.62%), and Thai (29.00%)


Among noblemen, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 124 out of 1,415Before her are Raymond III, Count of Tripoli, Odo of France, Mariana of Austria, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. After her are Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Béla II of Hungary, Harald II of Denmark, and Robert the Strong.

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Among people born in 1687, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 1After her are John William Friso, Prince of Orange, Balthasar Neumann, Francesco Geminiani, Giambattista Pittoni, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Johann Georg Pisendel, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1757, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 5Before her are Domenico Scarlatti, Osman III, Maria Josepha of Austria, and René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur. After her are Rosalba Carriera, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Johann Stamitz, Siraj ud-Daulah, Robert-François Damiens, 7th Dalai Lama, and David Hartley.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 550 out of 7,253Before her are Wilhelm List (1880), Wilhelm Marx (1863), Louis II, Prince of Monaco (1870), Kurt Student (1890), Willi Stoph (1914), and Robert Ritter von Greim (1892). After her are Wolfgang Petersen (1941), Kurt Weill (1900), Hans Jonas (1903), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), Caroline of Baden (1776), and August Schleicher (1821).

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