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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 77,578 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel is the 516th most popular nobleman (down from 456th in 2019), the 2,231st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,026th in 2019) and the 94th most popular German Nobleman.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 516 out of 843Before him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria, Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine, Hugh, Count of Champagne, Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy, Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, and Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. After him are Infanta Blanca of Spain, Prince Constantine Constantinovich of Russia, Godfrey I, Count of Louvain, Princess Françoise of Orléans, Fumihito, Prince Akishino, and Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1682, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 10Before him are Bartholomew Roberts, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Jacopo Amigoni, Jan van Huysum, and Şehsuvar Sultan. After him are Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, Roger Cotes, Claudine Guérin de Tencin, Jean-François Dandrieu, John Hadley, and Johann Jacob Bach. Among people deceased in 1760, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 9Before him are Maria Amalia of Saxony, Baal Shem Tov, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Alaungpaya, and Christoph Graupner. After him is George Clifford III.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 2,231 out of 5,289Before him are Fritz Wepper (1941), Kai Hansen (1963), Wolfgang Iser (1926), John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1627), Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835), and Fritz Müller (1822). After him are Johannes Agricola (1494), Mario Gómez (1985), Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen (1861), Ernst Schäfer (1910), Max Pauly (1907), and Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 94Before him are Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach (1721), Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg (1527), Princess Maria Anna of Saxony (1799), Princess Marie Amelie of Baden (1817), Princess Maria Christina of Saxony (1770), and Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau (1837). After him are Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), Berthold, Duke of Merania (1153), Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), Rupert I, Elector Palatine (1309), Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1564), and Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1779).