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William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel

1682 - 1760

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William VIII (10 March 1682 – 1 February 1760) ruled the German Landgraviate Hesse-Kassel from 1730 until his death, first as regent (1730–1751) and then as landgrave (1751–1760). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel has received more than 126,778 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel is the 592nd most popular nobleman (down from 512th in 2019), the 2,345th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,026th in 2019) and the 110th most popular German Nobleman.

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Over the past year William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel has had the most page views in the with 20,303 views, followed by German (5,325), and Russian (3,141). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (180.70%), Catalan (51.79%), and Romanian (49.63%)

Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 592 out of 1,415Before him are Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach, Theodoric II, Duke of Lorraine, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, and Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Princess Augusta of Great Britain, Prince Igor Constantinovich of Russia, and Alan III, Duke of Brittany.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1682, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 10Before him are Bartholomew Roberts, Şehsuvar Sultan, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Jacopo Amigoni, and Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach. After him are Jan van Huysum, Claudine Guérin de Tencin, Roger Cotes, Jean-François Dandrieu, Christian Ferdinand Abel, and John Hadley. Among people deceased in 1760, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 10Before him are Maria Amalia of Saxony, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Alaungpaya, Christoph Graupner, and Adrien Manglard. After him are Andrija Kačić Miošić, and George Clifford III.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 2,345 out of 7,253Before him are Rudolf Kempe (1910), Johann David Heinichen (1683), Sibylle of Cleves (1512), Hermann Abert (1871), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), and Stefan Effenberg (1968). After him are John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern (1543), Wols (1913), Adolf Kussmaul (1822), Reiner Stahel (1892), Eduard Wirths (1909), and Adalbert of Hamburg (1000).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 110Before him are Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1497), Prince Georg Friedrich of Waldeck (1620), Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1779), Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach (1662), and Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1871). After him are John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern (1543), Anna of Cleves (1552), William Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1662), Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst (1679), William Louis, Duke of Württemberg (1647), and Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1769).