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William III, Landgrave of Thuringia

1425 - 1482

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William III (30 April 1425 – 17 September 1482), called the Brave (in German Wilhelm der Tapfere), was landgrave of Thuringia (from 1445) and claimant duke of Luxemburg (from 1457). He is actually the second William to rule Thuringia, and in Luxembourg; he was the third Margrave of Meissen named William. He was a younger son of Frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony, and Catherine of Brunswick and Lunenburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William III, Landgrave of Thuringia has received more than 26,965 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. William III, Landgrave of Thuringia is the 431st most popular nobleman, the 1,923rd most popular biography from Germany and the 68th most popular German Nobleman.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 431 out of 843Before him are Louis, Duke of Vendôme, Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Marie Victoire de Noailles, Vespasiano I Gonzaga, and Infanta Amalia of Spain. After him are Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, Ingegerd of Norway, Henriette of Cleves, Ferdinand the Holy Prince, and Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1425, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 9Before him are Catherine of Bosnia, Bianca Maria Visconti, Alesso Baldovinetti, John II, Duke of Lorraine, Vlad Călugărul, and Frederick I, Elector Palatine. After him is Simon Marmion. Among people deceased in 1482, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 11Before him are Luca della Robbia, Federico da Montefeltro, Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Philibert I, Duke of Savoy, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, and Giovanni di Paolo. After him are Louis of Cyprus and Abd-al-Razzāq Samarqandī.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 1,923 out of 5,289Before him are John B. Goodenough (1922), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1783), and Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630). After him are Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony (1730), Heinrich Eberbach (1895), Hermann Paul (1846), Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1688), Helmuth Plessner (1892), and Heinz G. Konsalik (1921).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 68Before him are Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1526), Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont (1704), Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria (1937), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia (1746), Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713), and Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg (1711). After him are Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia (1730), Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg (1318), Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893), Heinz Brandt (1907), Konrad von Thüringen (1206), and Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810).