William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel

1532 - 1592

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William IV of Hesse-Kassel (24 June 1532 – 25 August 1592), also called William the Wise, was the first Landgrave of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel has received more than 72,858 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel is the 7,362nd most popular politician (down from 7,025th in 2019), the 2,116th most popular biography from Germany and the 613th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 7,362 out of 15,710Before her are Rosamund, William II, Elector of Hesse, Emperor Go-En'yū, Emperor Xingzong of Liao, Gegeen Khan, and Skirgaila. After her are Rahmon Nabiyev, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Luchino Visconti, Yael Dayan, Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany, and Malietoa Tanumafili II.

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Among people born in 1532, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 9Before her are Yermak Timofeyevich, John Hawkins, Francis Walsingham, Maerten de Vos, Menocchio, and Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony. After her are Luís Fróis, Jean-Antoine de Baïf, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Étienne Jodelle, and Marino Grimani. Among people deceased in 1592, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 12Before her are Bartolomeo Ammannati, Thomas Cavendish, Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, and Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq. After her are Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, Robert Greene, and Girolamo Cassar.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 2,116 out of 5,289Before her are Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1633), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803), Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken (1746), Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt (1757), and William II, Elector of Hesse (1777). After her are Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen (1746), Bernd Rosemeyer (1909), Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer (1922), Wilhelm Schmidt (1868), Ambrosius Holbein (1494), and Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1700).

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