Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg

1856 - 1921

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Theobald Theodor Friedrich Alfred von Bethmann Hollweg (29 November 1856 – 1 January 1921) was a German politician who was chancellor of the German Empire from 1909 to 1917. He oversaw the German entry into World War I and played a key role during its first three years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg has received more than 364,281 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg is the 1,838th most popular politician (down from 1,808th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Germany (up from 513th in 2019) and the 142nd most popular German Politician.

Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg was the Imperial German Chancellor from 1909 to 1917. He is most famous for his role in the July Crisis of 1914, which led to the start of World War I.

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Among politicians, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg ranks 1,838 out of 19,576Before him are Yakov Sverdlov, Hafizullah Amin, Kubrat, Yuri Dolgorukiy, Kamala Harris, and Johan de Witt. After him are Louis the Younger, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Sekhemkhet, Hongzhi Emperor, Svatopluk I of Moravia, and Isetnofret.

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Among people born in 1856, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg ranks 15Before him are Frederick Winslow Taylor, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Robert Peary, Emil Kraepelin, Georgi Plekhanov, and Bal Gangadhar Tilak. After him are Ivan Franko, Robert Nivelle, Svetozar Boroević, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, and Andrey Markov. Among people deceased in 1921, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg ranks 13Before him are Carl Menger, Alfred Hermann Fried, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Talaat Pasha, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, and Nicholas I of Montenegro. After him are John Boyd Dunlop, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Alexander Blok, Matthias Erzberger, and Ignác Goldziher.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg ranks 508 out of 7,253Before him are Oskar Dirlewanger (1895), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Erwin Panofsky (1892), and Frank Farian (1941). After him are Henning von Tresckow (1901), Rabanus Maurus (780), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Helmut Newton (1920), Josef Kramer (1906), and Patrick Süskind (1949).

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