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Wilhelm Liebknecht

1826 - 1900

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Wilhelm Martin Philipp Christian Ludwig Liebknecht (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈliːpknɛçt] ; 29 March 1826 – 7 August 1900) was a German socialist and one of the principal founders of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). His political career was a pioneering project combining Marxist revolutionary theory with practical legal political activity. Under his leadership, the SPD grew from a tiny sect to become Germany's largest political party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Liebknecht has received more than 186,455 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Wilhelm Liebknecht is the 2,667th most popular politician (up from 2,876th in 2019), the 724th most popular biography from Germany (up from 807th in 2019) and the 206th most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm Liebknecht was a German socialist who was most famous for being a co-founder of the German Social Democratic Party.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm Liebknecht ranks 2,667 out of 15,577Before him are Kārlis Ulmanis, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Gisela of Hungary, Yusuf ibn Tashfin, Emperor Ling of Han, and Amalie Auguste of Bavaria. After him are Eric VI of Denmark, Megawati Sukarnoputri, Quirinius, John I of Aragon, John George I, Elector of Saxony, and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant.

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Among people born in 1826, Wilhelm Liebknecht ranks 7Before him are Bernhard Riemann, Carlo Collodi, Eugénie de Montijo, Gustave Moreau, Charles XV of Sweden, and Ludwig Minkus. After him are Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Armand David, Zénobe Gramme, Frederic Edwin Church, and Alexander Afanasyev. Among people deceased in 1900, Wilhelm Liebknecht ranks 12Before him are Umberto I of Italy, Ivan Aivazovsky, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, John Ruskin, Vladimir Solovyov, and Étienne Lenoir. After him are John Sherman, Nicolas Chauvin, Isaac Levitan, Stephen Crane, Francis, Duke of Teck, and Mary Kingsley.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Liebknecht ranks 724 out of 6,142Before him are Max Schmeling (1905), David Strauss (1808), Johann Tetzel (1460), Hardy Krüger (1928), Gisela of Hungary (980), and Amalie Auguste of Bavaria (1801). After him are John George I, Elector of Saxony (1585), Moritz Schlick (1882), Manfred Gerlach (1928), Johann Joachim Becher (1635), Hermann von Salza (1170), and Karl Harrer (1890).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm Liebknecht ranks 206Before him are George V of Hanover (1819), Alfred Hugenberg (1865), Günter Schabowski (1929), Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf (1757), Gisela of Hungary (980), and Amalie Auguste of Bavaria (1801). After him are John George I, Elector of Saxony (1585), Manfred Gerlach (1928), Hermann von Salza (1170), Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865), Wilhelm Cuno (1876), and Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615).