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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 94,065 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel is the 491st most popular nobleman (up from 516th in 2019), the 2,027th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,231st in 2019) and the 85th most popular Nobleman.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 491 out of 842Before him are Ferdinand the Holy Prince, Margaret Fredkulla, Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, Ramon Borrell, Count of Barcelona, Jasper Tudor, and Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. After him are Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, Constance of Portugal, Elvira of Castile, Queen of Sicily, Sancha of Aragon, Archduke Friedrich of Austria, and Peter, Constable of Portugal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1682, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 11Before him are Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Şehsuvar Sultan, Jacopo Amigoni, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, and Jan van Huysum. After him are Claudine Guérin de Tencin, Jean-François Dandrieu, John Hadley, Roger Cotes, Johann Jacob Bach, and Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg. Among people deceased in 1760, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 10Before him are Baal Shem Tov, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Alaungpaya, Adrien Manglard, and Christoph Graupner. After him are George Clifford III and Charlotte de Rohan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel ranks 2,027 out of 6,142Before him are Hans Cramer (1896), Hans Richter (1888), Barbara Sukowa (1950), Charlotte Salomon (1917), Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1839), and Hans-Peter Briegel (1955). After him are Joseph Gaertner (1732), Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1763), Nicholas Mercator (1620), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), Carl David Tolmé Runge (1856), and Andreas Köpke (1962).

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