Albert of Riga

1165 - 1229

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Albert of Riga or Albert of Livonia or Albrecht (German: Albert von Buxthoeven, Latvian: Alberts fon Buksthēvdens; c.1165 – 17 January 1229) was the third Bishop of Riga in Livonia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert of Riga has received more than 59,183 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Albert of Riga is the 146th most popular physician (up from 149th in 2019), the 1,010th most popular biography from Germany (down from 899th in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Physician.

Albert of Riga was a bishop and chronicler. He is most famous for his chronicle, which is a history of Livonia.

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Among physicians, Albert of Riga ranks 146 out of 509Before him are Theodor Billroth, Baruj Benacerraf, Robin Warren, Joseph Murray, André Frédéric Cournand, and Edgar Adrian. After him are Virginia Apgar, Ctesias, Louis Ignarro, Herta Oberheuser, Frederick Chapman Robbins, and Ernst Gräfenberg.

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Among people born in 1165, Albert of Riga ranks 6Before him are Philip II of France, Ibn Arabi, Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, and Berengaria of Navarre. After him are Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Waleran III, Duke of Limburg, Jean Bodel, and Vukan Nemanjić. Among people deceased in 1229, Albert of Riga ranks 2Before him is Yaqut al-Hamawi. After him are Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne and Geoffrey I of Villehardouin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Albert of Riga ranks 1,010 out of 5,289Before him are Bernt Notke (1435), Max Klinger (1857), Walter Dornberger (1895), Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark (1647), Joseph Pilates (1883), and Paul Reuter (1816). After him are Ludwig Prandtl (1875), Erhard Heiden (1901), Sophia of Prussia (1870), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1671), and Johann Elert Bode (1747).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Albert of Riga ranks 18Before him are Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Werner Forssmann (1904), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Otto Loewi (1873), Johann Joachim Becher (1635), and Theodor Billroth (1829). After him are Herta Oberheuser (1911), Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), August von Wassermann (1866), Waldemar Hoven (1903), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), and Franciscus Sylvius (1614).