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 69,078 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Albert of Riga is the 179th most popular physician (down from 146th in 2019), the 1,167th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,010th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular 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 179 out of 502Before him are Hans Rosling, Andrew Schally, Thomas Willis, Patch Adams, Charaka, and Aretaeus of Cappadocia. After him are Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Werner Haase, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Ernst-Günther Schenck, August von Wassermann, and Ibn Zuhr.

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Among people born in 1165, Albert of Riga ranks 7Before him are Philip II of France, Ibn Arabi, Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Berengaria of Navarre, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, and Henry I, Duke of Brabant. After him are Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Waleran III, Duke of Limburg, Phillipe de Plessis, Vukan Nemanjić, and Jean Bodel. 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 1,167 out of 6,142Before him are Joseph Süß Oppenheimer (1698), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709), Maria Reiche (1903), Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (1575), and Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (1751). After him are Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach (1724), Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912), Theobald Boehm (1794), Werner Haase (1900), Maximilian Anton, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1831), and Helmut Rahn (1929).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Albert of Riga ranks 23Before him are Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Theodor Billroth (1829), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Waldemar Hoven (1903), and Engelbert Kaempfer (1651). After him are Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), August von Wassermann (1866), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), and Franciscus Sylvius (1614).