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Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

1579 - 1666

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Augustus II (10 April 1579 – 17 September 1666), called the Younger (German: August der Jüngere), a member of the House of Welf was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. In the estate division of the House of Welf of 1635, he received the Principality of Wolfenbüttel which he ruled until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg has received more than 60,968 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg is the 1,884th most popular writer (down from 1,863rd in 2019), the 1,931st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,712th in 2019) and the 125th most popular German Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ranks 1,884 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Goytisolo, Christian Jacq, John Kennedy Toole, Johann Jakob Bodmer, John Tzetzes, and Heinz G. Konsalik. After him are Petr Ginz, Victoria Ocampo, Christopher Isherwood, Vera Brittain, Jean Paulhan, and Friedrich Rückert.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1579, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ranks 5Before him are Frans Snyders, Tirso de Molina, Tokugawa Hidetada, and Martin de Porres. After him are John Fletcher, Jens Munk, Juan Pablo Bonet, Johannes Meursius, Luis Vélez de Guevara, and John Ogilvie. Among people deceased in 1666, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ranks 9Before him are Shah Jahan, Abbas II of Persia, François Mansart, Guercino, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, and Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti. After him are Luisa de Guzmán, Isabella d'Este, Duchess of Parma, Song Yingxing, and Gysbert Japiks.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ranks 1,931 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Eberbach (1895), Hermann Paul (1846), Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1688), Helmuth Plessner (1892), Heinz G. Konsalik (1921), and Andreas Osiander (1498). After him are Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745), Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia (1730), Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1861), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767), Hermann Burmeister (1807), and Princess Louise Amelie of Baden (1811).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ranks 125Before him are Handrij Zejler (1804), Gustav Landauer (1870), Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder (1773), Theodor Nöldeke (1836), Rolf Hochhuth (1931), and Heinz G. Konsalik (1921). After him are Friedrich Rückert (1788), Ludwig Börne (1786), Joachim Neander (1650), Wieland Wagner (1917), Jakub Bart-Ćišinski (1856), and Berthold Auerbach (1812).