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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 532,378 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Sophia Dorothea of Hanover is the 147th most popular nobleman (down from 139th in 2019), the 613th most popular biography from Germany (down from 510th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 147 out of 842Before her are Christina of Denmark, Robert the Strong, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Harald II of Denmark, and Caroline, Princess of Hanover. After her are Ramesses VII, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Ramesses VIII, Setnakhte, Louise Élisabeth of France, and Raziye Sultan.

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

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Among people born in Germany, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ranks 613 out of 6,142Before her are Jürgen Stroop (1895), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744), Roman Herzog (1934), and Erich Koch (1896). After her are Bert Hellinger (1925), Otto Loewi (1873), Albert Göring (1895), William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Manfred Eigen (1927), and Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727).

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