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Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

1880 - 1962

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Wilhelmina (Dutch pronunciation: [ʋɪlɦɛlˈminaː] ; Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication in 1948. She reigned for nearly 58 years, making her the longest-reigning monarch in Dutch history, as well as the longest-reigning female monarch outside the United Kingdom. Her reign saw World War I, the Dutch economic crisis of 1933 and World War II. The only surviving child of King William III of the Netherlands and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Wilhelmina ascended the throne at the age of 10 after her father's death in 1890, under her mother's regency. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelmina of the Netherlands has received more than 2,632,939 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Wilhelmina of the Netherlands is the 598th most popular politician (down from 597th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 27th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Dutch Politician.

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands is most famous for being the Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. She was the daughter of King William III and the Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia.

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Among politicians, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks 598 out of 15,577Before her are Khosrow I, Valens, Darius II, Hans Frank, Ivan III of Russia, and Ptolemy XIV of Egypt. After her are Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Philip the Good, Christian IX of Denmark, Yongzheng Emperor, and Frederick IX of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1880, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks 6Before her are Helen Keller, Alfred Wegener, Douglas MacArthur, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Fedor von Bock. After her are Oswald Spengler, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Robert Musil, George Marshall, Ludwig Beck, and Franz Marc. Among people deceased in 1962, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks 8Before her are Hermann Hesse, Niels Bohr, Adolf Eichmann, Eleanor Roosevelt, William Faulkner, and Karen Blixen. After her are Lucky Luciano, Georges Bataille, Yves Klein, Arthur Compton, Gaston Bachelard, and Auguste Piccard.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks 25 out of 1,427Before her are William III of England (1650), Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852), Pieter Zeeman (1865), Pope Adrian VI (1459), Willem Barentsz (1550), and Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837). After her are Juliana of the Netherlands (1909), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1165), William I of the Netherlands (1772), Rutger Hauer (1944), and Peter Debye (1884).

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