William III of the Netherlands

1817 - 1890

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William III (Dutch: Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk; English: William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis; 19 February 1817 – 23 November 1890) was King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1849 until his death in 1890. He was also the Duke of Limburg from 1849 until the abolition of the duchy in 1866. William was the son of King William II and Anna Pavlovna of Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William III of the Netherlands has received more than 1,125,204 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). William III of the Netherlands is the 889th most popular politician (up from 995th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 41st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Belgian Politician.

William III of the Netherlands is most famous for being the last king of the Netherlands. He was a member of the House of Orange-Nassau and served as stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel from 1672 until his death in 1702.

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Among politicians, William III of the Netherlands ranks 889 out of 15,710Before him are Chun Doo-hwan, Aurangzeb, Tullus Hostilius, Balbinus, Charles XV of Sweden, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. After him are Julius Streicher, Nizam al-Mulk, Arthur Henderson, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Pepi II Neferkare, and Michael I Rangabe.

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Among people born in 1817, William III of the Netherlands ranks 5Before him are Henry David Thoreau, Theodor Mommsen, Bahá'u'lláh, and Ivan Aivazovsky. After him are Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Charles-François Daubigny, Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen, Syed Ahmad Khan, Niels Gade, and Princess Clémentine of Orléans. Among people deceased in 1890, William III of the Netherlands ranks 6Before him are Vincent van Gogh, Heinrich Schliemann, Carlo Collodi, Sitting Bull, and César Franck. After him are Amadeo I of Spain, Joseph Merrick, Henri Nestlé, Gyula Andrássy, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, and Richard Francis Burton.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, William III of the Netherlands ranks 38 out of 899Before him are Victor Horta (1861), Django Reinhardt (1910), Eddy Merckx (1945), Eleanor of Austria (1498), César Franck (1822), and Rogier van der Weyden (1390). After him are Simon Stevin (1548), Pepin of Herstal (635), Henry van de Velde (1863), Ursula von der Leyen (1958), Guillaume Du Fay (1397), and Abraham Ortelius (1527).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, William III of the Netherlands ranks 15Before him are Albert I of Belgium (1875), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Mary of Hungary (1505), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Baudouin of Belgium (1930), and Eleanor of Austria (1498). After him are Pepin of Herstal (635), Ursula von der Leyen (1958), Margaret of Parma (1522), Samo (600), Léon Degrelle (1906), and Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864).