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Adam Rainer

1899 - 1950

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Adam Rainer (1899 – 4 March 1950) was an Austro-Hungarian man. He is the only person in recorded history to have been both a dwarf and a giant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Rainer has received more than 1,457,977 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Adam Rainer is the 1,152nd most popular religious figure (up from 1,166th in 2019), the 398th most popular biography from Austria (up from 412th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Adam Rainer ranks 1,152 out of 2,238Before him are John IV of Constantinople, Nimatullah Kassab, Beatrice of Silva, Marie Laveau, Antipope Victor IV, and Geert Groote. After him are Roberto Calvi, Angelus of Jerusalem, Peter the Venerable, Maria Domenica Mazzarello, Lucifer of Cagliari, and Rhodopis.

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Among people born in 1899, Adam Rainer ranks 74Before him are Hans Jeschonnek, Raoul Salan, Princess Margaretha of Sweden, Hayato Ikeda, Walter Lantz, and Michał Kalecki. After him are Ida Kamińska, Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Alma Reville, Pavel Haas, Irving Thalberg, and Artur da Costa e Silva. Among people deceased in 1950, Adam Rainer ranks 56Before him are Charles Koechlin, Vasil Kolarov, Fevzi Çakmak, Agnes Smedley, Karl Guthe Jansky, and Rafael Sabatini. After him are William Lyon Mackenzie King, Henry L. Stimson, Nikolai Voznesensky, Walter Huston, Henry H. Arnold, and Yvan Goll.

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Among people born in Austria, Adam Rainer ranks 398 out of 1,237Before him are Raul Hilberg (1926), Johannes Schober (1874), Herbert Bayer (1900), Paul Badura-Skoda (1927), Frederick I, Duke of Austria (1175), and Frederick I, Margrave of Baden (1249). After him are Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall (1774), Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797), Vicki Baum (1888), Otto Wächter (1901), Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria (1876), and Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1796).


Among religious figures born in Austria, Adam Rainer ranks 10Before him are Leopold III, Margrave of Austria (1073), Alois Hudal (1885), Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw (1590), Franz Jägerstätter (1907), Maria Schicklgruber (1795), and Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1649). After him are Josyf Slipyj (1892), Hermann Gmeiner (1919), Hieronymus von Colloredo (1732), Theodor Innitzer (1875), Theodore Romzha (1911), and Franz König (1905).