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 30,343 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). William III, Landgrave of Thuringia is the 415th most popular nobleman (up from 431st in 2019), the 1,820th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,923rd in 2019) and the 68th most popular Nobleman.

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Among people born in 1425, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 7Before him are Henry IV of Castile, Juana Enríquez, Bianca Maria Visconti, Catherine of Bosnia, Alesso Baldovinetti, and John II, Duke of Lorraine. After him are Vlad Călugărul, Frederick I, Elector Palatine, Simon Marmion, Charles I, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Robert Henryson. Among people deceased in 1482, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 10Before him are Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Luca della Robbia, Federico da Montefeltro, Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Philibert I, Duke of Savoy, and Gedik Ahmed Pasha. After him are Giovanni di Paolo, 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 1,820 out of 6,142Before him are Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871), Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria (1386), Golo Mann (1909), Franz Six (1909), Franz Danzi (1763), and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730). After him are Jenny-Wanda Barkmann (1922), Duchess Amalie in Bavaria (1865), Bruno Streckenbach (1902), Karl-Adolf Hollidt (1891), Sigmar Polke (1941), and Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen (1746).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia ranks 68Before him are Elisabeth of Swabia (1205), Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713), Philipp Ludwig, Count Palatine of Neuburg (1547), Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1739), Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria (1937), and Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont (1704). After him are Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau (1837), William, Duke of Brunswick (1806), Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810), Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden (1824), John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1625), and Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682).