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Barthold Georg Niebuhr

1776 - 1831

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Barthold Georg Niebuhr (27 August 1776 – 2 January 1831) was a Danish–German statesman, banker, and historian who became Germany's leading historian of Ancient Rome and a founding father of modern scholarly historiography. By 1810 Niebuhr was inspiring German patriotism in students at the University of Berlin by his analysis of Roman economy and government. Niebuhr was a leader of the Romantic era and symbol of German national spirit that emerged after the defeat at Jena. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barthold Georg Niebuhr has received more than 116,402 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Barthold Georg Niebuhr is the 4,761st most popular politician (down from 4,643rd in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 141st in 2019) and the 57th most popular Danish Politician.

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Among politicians, Barthold Georg Niebuhr ranks 4,761 out of 15,577Before him are Anton Florian, Prince of Liechtenstein, Yuya, Lugalbanda, Miguel de la Madrid, Alexander Pechersky, and Rauf Denktaş. After him are Tomiichi Murayama, Yuan Chonghuan, Isabella de' Medici, Bagrat III of Georgia, Kerbogha, and Jaunutis.

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Among people born in 1776, Barthold Georg Niebuhr ranks 13Before him are Caroline of Baden, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Şehzade Abdullah, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, and Jean-Pierre Boyer. After him are Pehr Henrik Ling, Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este, Peter Barlow, Jean Lafitte, and Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus. Among people deceased in 1831, Barthold Georg Niebuhr ranks 20Before him are Ignaz Pleyel, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Vicente Guerrero, Thomas Johann Seebeck, and Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. After him are Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Sébastien Érard, Maria Szymanowska, Hans Karl von Diebitsch, Princess Louise of Denmark, and Henri Grégoire.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Barthold Georg Niebuhr ranks 138 out of 893Before him are Brigitte Nielsen (1963), Johan Christian Fabricius (1745), Aksel Sandemose (1899), Ulrich Salchow (1877), Piet Hein (1905), and Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540). After him are Theophil Hansen (1813), Verner Panton (1926), Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), Charles I, Count of Flanders (1083), Hastein (810), and Olaf I of Denmark (1050).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Barthold Georg Niebuhr ranks 57Before him are Gudfred (800), Eric III of Denmark (1100), Haakon III of Norway (1182), Sveinn Björnsson (1881), Guthrum (830), and Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540). After him are Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), Hastein (810), Olaf I of Denmark (1050), Princess Margaret of Denmark (1895), Thyra (800), and Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747).