Adolph Diesterweg

1790 - 1866

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Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm Diesterweg (29 October 1790 in Siegen – 7 July 1866 in Berlin) was a German educator, thinker, and progressive liberal politician, who campaigned for the secularization of schools. He is said to be precursory to the reform of pedagogy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolph Diesterweg has received more than 34,185 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Adolph Diesterweg is the 5,703rd most popular politician (down from 5,695th in 2019), the 1,579th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,602nd in 2019) and the 477th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Adolph Diesterweg ranks 5,703 out of 15,577Before him are Æthelberht of Kent, Mehdi Ben Barka, Lazarus Chakwera, Princess Hildegard of Bavaria, Cleombrotus I, and Pauline Therese of Württemberg. After him are Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, Hamida Djandoubi, Emperor Taizong of Jin, Sitamun, Glaucus of Corinth, and Shahrokh Shah.

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Among people born in 1790, Adolph Diesterweg ranks 13Before him are Alphonse de Lamartine, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Nicolas Chauvin, John Frederic Daniell, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, and Robert Stirling. After him are Leopold, Prince of Salerno, Gideon Mantell, John Austin, José Antonio Páez, Marquis de Custine, and Markos Botsaris. Among people deceased in 1866, Adolph Diesterweg ranks 11Before him are Karl Ludwig Hencke, Chief Seattle, William Whewell, Tokugawa Iemochi, Hermann Goldschmidt, and Thomas Hodgkin. After him are Philipp Franz von Siebold, Friedrich Rückert, Rikard Nordraak, Winfield Scott, Nadezhda Durova, and Alexander von Nordmann.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolph Diesterweg ranks 1,579 out of 6,142Before him are Friedrich Parrot (1791), Kathrine Switzer (1947), Adam Olearius (1603), Walther Hewel (1904), Wilhelm Schepmann (1894), and Princess Hildegard of Bavaria (1825). After him are Marie-Louise von Franz (1915), Gottfried August Bürger (1747), Hans Berger (1873), Wilhelm Stuckart (1902), Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1722), and Heinrich Schwarz (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Adolph Diesterweg ranks 477Before him are Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff (1896), Friedrich Ebert Jr. (1894), John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg (1455), Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel (1789), Walther Hewel (1904), and Princess Hildegard of Bavaria (1825). After him are Wilhelm Stuckart (1902), Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1722), Heinrich Schwarz (1906), Oskar Lafontaine (1943), Wilhelm Zaisser (1893), and Viktor Brack (1904).