William V, Duke of Bavaria

1548 - 1626

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William V (29 September 1548 – 7 February 1626), called the Pious, (German: Wilhelm V., der Fromme, Herzog von Bayern) was Duke of Bavaria from 1579 to 1597. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William V, Duke of Bavaria has received more than 112,399 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). William V, Duke of Bavaria is the 3,766th most popular politician (down from 3,524th in 2019), the 1,036th most popular biography from Germany (down from 909th in 2019) and the 291st most popular German Politician.

William V, Duke of Bavaria is most famous for being the last of the Wittelsbach dynasty to rule Bavaria.

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Among politicians, William V, Duke of Bavaria ranks 3,766 out of 15,710Before him are Maathorneferure, Phocion, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Ahmed ‘Urabi, François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville, and Francesco Foscari. After him are Jean Casimir-Perier, Mohammed Alim Khan, Hassan Nasrallah, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Kim Jong-nam, and Stenkil.

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Among people born in 1548, William V, Duke of Bavaria ranks 9Before him are Tomás Luis de Victoria, Francisco Suárez, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Karel van Mander, Bianca Cappello, and Honda Tadakatsu. After him are Palma il Giovane, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Antonio Priuli, Giulio Cesare Polerio, and Malik Ambar. Among people deceased in 1626, William V, Duke of Bavaria ranks 6Before him are Francis Bacon, Nurhaci, Willebrord Snellius, John Dowland, and Ernst von Mansfeld. After him are Adriaen de Vries, Isabella of Savoy, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Pietro Cataldi.

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Among people born in Germany, William V, Duke of Bavaria ranks 1,036 out of 5,289Before him are Roland Emmerich (1955), Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (1670), Julius Wellhausen (1844), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Hanns Eisler (1898), and Gottfried Benn (1886). After him are Herta Oberheuser (1911), Carl Reinecke (1824), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), Klaus Nomi (1944), and August von Wassermann (1866).

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