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Vytautas (c. 1350 – October 27, 1430), also known as Vytautas the Great (Lithuanian: Vytautas Didysis , Belarusian: Вітаўт, Vìtaŭt, Polish: Witold Kiejstutowicz, Witold Aleksander or Witold Wielki Ruthenian: Vitovt, Latin: Alexander Vitoldus, Old German: Wythaws or Wythawt) from the 15th century onwards, was a ruler of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, which chiefly encompassed the Lithuanians and Ruthenians. He was also the Prince of Grodno (1370–1382), Prince of Lutsk (1387–1389), and the postulated king of the Hussites.In modern Lithuania, Vytautas is revered as a national hero and was an important figure in the national rebirth in the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vytautas has received more than 310,108 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Vytautas is the 707th most popular politician (down from 643rd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Lithuania and the 3rd most popular Lithuanian Politician.

Vytautas was most famous for his role in the battle of Grunwald in 1410, where he led Lithuanian forces against the Teutonic Knights.

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Among politicians, Vytautas ranks 707 out of 15,710Before him are Robert II of France, Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, Afonso I of Portugal, Heydar Aliyev, Ögedei Khan, and Malik-Shah I. After him are Mary of Hungary, Konstantin von Neurath, Ahmose I, Manuel II Palaiologos, Sima Yi, and Grigory Potemkin.

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Among people born in 1352, Vytautas ranks 1After him are Rupert, King of Germany, Edigu, Vidyapati, and Viridis Visconti. Among people deceased in 1430, Vytautas ranks 2Before him is Christine de Pizan. After him are Philippa of England, Cristoforo Buondelmonti, and Al-Musta'in.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Vytautas ranks 3 out of 235Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362) and Józef Piłsudski (1867). After him are Emmanuel Levinas (1906), Romain Gary (1914), Mindaugas (1203), Gediminas (1275), Emma Goldman (1869), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Hermann Minkowski (1864), César Cui (1835), and Algirdas (1296).

Among POLITICIANS In Lithuania

Among politicians born in Lithuania, Vytautas ranks 3Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362) and Józef Piłsudski (1867). After him are Mindaugas (1203), Gediminas (1275), Algirdas (1296), Kęstutis (1297), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), and Vytautas Landsbergis (1932).