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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 154,357 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). William, Duke of Nassau is the 4,194th most popular politician (down from 4,004th in 2019), the 1,143rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,113th in 2019) and the 343rd 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 4,194 out of 15,577Before him are David I of Scotland, Omar Torrijos, Prusias I of Bithynia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Juan Negrín, and Eleanor of Viseu. After him are Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Piri Mehmed Pasha, Emperor Senka, Emperor Hanzei, Karel Čurda, and Sin-Muballit.

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Among people born in 1792, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 16Before him are Alexander Ypsilantis, Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, James Mayer de Rothschild, Johan August Arfwedson, and Maria Beatrice of Savoy. After him are Johann Peter Eckermann, John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Victor Cousin, Matteo Carcassi, Joseph Mohr, and Francisco de Paula Santander. Among people deceased in 1839, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 6Before him are Mahmud II, Frederick VI of Denmark, Caroline Bonaparte, Fernando Sor, and Friedrich Mohs. After him are Ranjit Singh, William Smith, Princess Marie of Orléans, Pehr Henrik Ling, Charlotte Bonaparte, and Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William, Duke of Nassau ranks 1,143 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1732), Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg (1513), Robert Siodmak (1900), Arthur Scherbius (1878), Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1641), and Feodor Lynen (1911). After him are John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Gisela of Swabia (990), Charles De Coster (1827), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), and Walter Dornberger (1895).

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