Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg

1868 - 1914

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Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (German: Sophie Maria Josephine Albina Gräfin Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin; Czech: Žofie Marie Josefína Albína hraběnka Chotková z Chotkova a Vojnína 1 March 1868 – 28 June 1914) was the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg has received more than 1,224,108 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg is the 58th most popular companion (down from 57th in 2019), the 236th most popular biography from Germany (up from 271st in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Companion.

Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg is most famous for being the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Sophie and Franz Ferdinand were assassinated in 1914, which led to World War I.

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Among companions, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ranks 58 out of 687Before her are Hafsa bint Umar, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Tughril, Isabeau of Bavaria, Catherine Howard, and Claude of France. After her are Catherine Parr, Bathsheba, Guinevere, Mordred, Isabella of Portugal, and Antinous.

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Among people born in 1868, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ranks 9Before her are Karl Landsteiner, Miklós Horthy, Fritz Haber, Abdulmejid II, Constantine I of Greece, and Robert Andrews Millikan. After her are Gichin Funakoshi, Gertrude Bell, Arnold Sommerfeld, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Emanuel Lasker, and Peter Behrens. Among people deceased in 1914, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ranks 7Before her are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Pope Pius X, Charles Sanders Peirce, Bertha von Suttner, George Westinghouse, and Frédéric Mistral. After her are Paul Heyse, Charles Albert Gobat, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, Georg Trakl, and Jean Jaurès.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ranks 236 out of 5,289Before her are Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Leopold von Ranke (1795), Ludwig Erhard (1897), Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620), Eduard Bernstein (1850), and Pina Bausch (1940). After her are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Valentinian II (371), Walther von Brauchitsch (1881), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), Eduard Buchner (1860), and Jupp Heynckes (1945).

Among COMPANIONS In Germany

Among companions born in Germany, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ranks 8Before her are Eva Braun (1912), Queen Silvia of Sweden (1943), Caroline of Ansbach (1683), Magda Goebbels (1901), Anne of Cleves (1515), and Isabeau of Bavaria (1370). After her are Katharina von Bora (1498), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), and Frederica of Hanover (1917).