Abraham Jacob van der Aa

1792 - 1857

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Abraham Jacob van der Aa (7 December 1792 – 21 March 1857) was a Dutch writer best known for his dictionaries, one of notable people and the other of notable places in the Netherlands. He was born in Amsterdam in 1792. His father was a lawyer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Jacob van der Aa has received more than 37,517 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Abraham Jacob van der Aa is the 3,512th most popular writer (up from 3,554th in 2019), the 562nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 530th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Dutch Writer.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden: P.J.B.C. Robide van der Aa, Prof. P.O. van der Chijs ...
Biography, Dictionaries
Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden, bijeengebragt door A.J. van der Aa, onder medewerking van eenige vaderlansche geleerden
Netherlands, Nederlands, Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden d̀oor A.J. van der Aa, voortgezet onder redactie van K.J.R. van Harderwijk en G.D.J. Schotel
Dictionaries, Biography
China en zijne bewoners: geschetst voor jonge lieden
Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden
Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden

Page views of Abraham Jacob van der Aas by language

Over the past year Abraham Jacob van der Aa has had the most page views in the with 3,316 views, followed by Dutch (1,534), and German (1,425). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Vietnamese (86.11%), Armenian (33.10%), and Zeelandic (32.61%)


Among writers, Abraham Jacob van der Aa ranks 3,512 out of 7,302Before him are Gonzalo de Berceo, Martin Gray, Adrienne Rich, Theodor Körner, Giuseppe Parini, and Léo Malet. After him are Emmanuel Bove, Alexey Troitsky, Henri Alleg, Ferdinand Brunetière, Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, and Phan Thi Kim Phuc.

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Among people born in 1792, Abraham Jacob van der Aa ranks 48Before him are George Cruikshank, Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Johann Georg Hiedler, Martin Ohm, Maria Quitéria, and Peter von Hess. After him are Friedrich Wilhelm, Count Brandenburg, Charles Grandison Finney, Christian Albrecht Jensen, Pyotr Vyazemsky, James Francis Stephens, and Lady Byron. Among people deceased in 1857, Abraham Jacob van der Aa ranks 44Before him are Johann Jakob Heckel, William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst, Carl Ludwig Koch, Johann Georg Hiedler, Alexander Ivanovich Ostermann-Tolstoy, and Abe Masahiro. After him are Wei Yuan, Frederick Scott Archer, Juan Lindo, Johann Friedrich Naumann, Johann Schweigger, and Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Abraham Jacob van der Aa ranks 562 out of 1,646Before him are Corneille de Lyon (1500), Jetty Paerl (1921), Richard Witschge (1969), Auguste Kerckhoffs (1835), Tim Krabbé (1943), and George Baker (1944). After him are Jan de Bray (1627), Pieter van Vollenhoven (1939), Elly Ameling (1933), Bertus Aafjes (1914), Max van der Stoel (1924), and Barry Hulshoff (1946).

Among WRITERS In Netherlands

Among writers born in Netherlands, Abraham Jacob van der Aa ranks 28Before him are Cornelis Vreeswijk (1937), Jacob Israël de Haan (1881), Willem Frederik Hermans (1921), Cornelis Tromp (1629), Corrie ten Boom (1892), and Tim Krabbé (1943). After him are Bertus Aafjes (1914), Gysbert Japiks (1603), Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882), Jan Wolkers (1925), Simon Vestdijk (1898), and Janwillem van de Wetering (1931).