William II of Holland

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William II (February 1227 – 28 January 1256) was the count of Holland and Zeeland from 1234 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William II of Holland has received more than 134,629 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. William II of Holland is the 2,704th most popular politician (up from 2,761st in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 104th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Dutch Politician.

The most famous thing William II of Holland is known for is being the son of Willem III and the father of Willem IV. He was the only male heir of the House of Orange-Nassau.

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Among politicians, William II of Holland ranks 2,704 out of 15,710Before him are Telamon, Zhang Zuolin, Anastasius Bibliothecarius, Yejong of Joseon, Thomas Palaiologos, and William Wilberforce. After him are Stanley Baldwin, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Amyntas III of Macedon, Anne of France, Eliot Ness, and Sweyn III of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1228, William II of Holland ranks 3Before him are Conrad IV of Germany and Jacobus da Varagine. After him is Trần Hưng Đạo. Among people deceased in 1256, William II of Holland ranks 1After him are Johannes de Sacrobosco, Michael II Asen, Renaud de Vichiers, Mafalda of Portugal, Sartaq Khan, Kaliman Asen II of Bulgaria, Peter Nolasco, Kujō Yoritsune, Bernhard von Spanheim, Kujō Yoritsugu, and Margaret of Bourbon, Queen of Navarre.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, William II of Holland ranks 105 out of 1,209Before him are Gerard ter Borch (1617), Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (1967), Leo Beenhakker (1942), Carel Fabritius (1622), Paul J. Crutzen (1933), and Martinus Beijerinck (1851). After him are Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Louise of the Netherlands (1828), Gerard Kuiper (1905), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Etty Hillesum (1914), and Dick Advocaat (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, William II of Holland ranks 14Before him are Johan de Witt (1625), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), and Marinus van der Lubbe (1909). After him are Mark Rutte (1967), Wim Duisenberg (1935), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Wim Kok (1938), Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547), and Ruud Lubbers (1939).