William, Duke of Nassau

1792 - 1839

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Wilhelm (Given names: Georg Wilhelm August Heinrich Belgicus; 14 June 1792, Kirchheimbolanden – 20/30 August 1839, Bad Kissingen) was joint sovereign Duke of Nassau, along with his father's cousin Frederick Augustus, reigning from 1816 until 1839. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William, Duke of Nassau has received more than 144,207 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). William, Duke of Nassau is the 4,009th most popular politician (down from 3,979th in 2019), the 1,113th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,018th in 2019) and the 316th most popular German Politician.

William, Duke of Nassau is most famous for being the founder of the Dutch royal family. He was the son of Philip, Count of Nassau, and Juliana of Stolberg.

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Among politicians, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 4,009 out of 15,710Before him are Concino Concini, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia, Roman the Great, Robert I, Count of Flanders, and Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Jiroemon Kimura, Haitham bin Tariq, Paolo Gentiloni, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Birger, King of Sweden, and Simonetta Sommaruga.

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Among people born in 1792, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 13Before him are William II of the Netherlands, Karl Ernst von Baer, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Alexander Ypsilantis, Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Johan August Arfwedson. After him are Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, Matteo Carcassi, Johann Peter Eckermann, Victor Cousin, and Francisco de Paula Santander. Among people deceased in 1839, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 7Before him are Mahmud II, Frederick VI of Denmark, Friedrich Mohs, Caroline Bonaparte, Fernando Sor, and Pehr Henrik Ling. After him are William Smith, Ranjit Singh, Princess Marie of Orléans, Charlotte Bonaparte, Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia, and Joseph Fesch.

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Among people born in Germany, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 1,113 out of 5,289Before him are Veit Stoss (1450), Barbara Blomberg (1527), Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877), Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia (1883), Karl Bühler (1879), and Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1876). After him are Thea von Harbou (1888), Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg (1484), Hans Baur (1897), Gabriele Münter (1877), Anna of Saxony (1544), and Pavlo Skoropadskyi (1873).

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