William V, Prince of Orange

1748 - 1806

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William V (Willem Batavus; 8 March 1748 – 9 April 1806) was Prince of Orange and the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. He went into exile to London in 1795. He was furthermore ruler of the Principality of Orange-Nassau until his death in 1806. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William V, Prince of Orange has received more than 1,002,348 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). William V, Prince of Orange is the 1,992nd most popular politician (down from 1,897th in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 71st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Politician.

William V, Prince of Orange is most famous for his role in the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

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Among politicians, William V, Prince of Orange ranks 1,992 out of 19,576Before him are Merneith, László Sólyom, Al-Hadi, Philippikos Bardanes, Richard II, Duke of Normandy, and Maximinus II. After him are Houari Boumédiène, Mario Monti, Tristan, Liu Shan, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, and Francis II of the Two Sicilies.

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Among people born in 1748, William V, Prince of Orange ranks 10Before him are Charles IV of Spain, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Charles XIII of Sweden, Adam Weishaupt, Claude Louis Berthollet, and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu. After him are Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Christian Gottlob Neefe, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Adamantios Korais, Benedict Joseph Labre, and Dominique, comte de Cassini. Among people deceased in 1806, William V, Prince of Orange ranks 6Before him are Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Charles-Henri Sanson, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, and Utamaro. After him are William Pitt the Younger, Michael Haydn, Carlo Gozzi, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, William V, Prince of Orange ranks 69 out of 1,646Before him are Simon van der Meer (1925), Johan de Witt (1625), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Ronald Koeman (1963), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), and Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920). After him are Dieric Bouts (1415), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Dries van Agt (1931), Dick Advocaat (1947), and Peter Canisius (1521).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, William V, Prince of Orange ranks 10Before him are Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1165), William I of the Netherlands (1772), William III of England (1650), William II of the Netherlands (1792), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), and Johan de Witt (1625). After him are Dries van Agt (1931), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), Geert Wilders (1963), William II of Holland (1228), and Mark Rutte (1967).