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Charles De Coster

1827 - 1879

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Charles-Theodore-Henri De Coster (20 August 1827 – 7 May 1879) was a Belgian novelist whose efforts laid the basis for a native Belgian literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles De Coster has received more than 98,295 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Charles De Coster is the 1,151st most popular writer (up from 1,357th in 2019), the 1,147th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,360th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Charles De Coster ranks 1,151 out of 5,755Before him are Ugo Foscolo, Emmanuelle Arsan, Giambattista Marino, Ilia Chavchavadze, Thomas Mayne Reid, and Tahar Ben Jelloun. After him are Pu Songling, Nathalie Sarraute, Paul Scarron, Rosalía de Castro, Michel Tournier, and Jean M. Auel.

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Among people born in 1827, Charles De Coster ranks 16Before him are Deodoro da Fonseca, Jyotirao Phule, John Hanning Speke, Mangal Pandey, William Holman Hunt, and Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. After him are Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, Mihály Zichy, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Oswald Achenbach, Konstantin Pobedonostsev, and Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland. Among people deceased in 1879, Charles De Coster ranks 12Before him are Adolf Anderssen, Gottfried Semper, Thomas Couture, Albrecht von Roon, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Maria Teresa of Savoy. After him are Sher Ali Khan, Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Jón Sigurðsson, Heinrich Geißler, August Bournonville, and Heinrich Wilhelm Dove.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Charles De Coster ranks 1,147 out of 6,142Before him are Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1641), Feodor Lynen (1911), William, Duke of Nassau (1792), John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), and Gisela of Swabia (990). After him are Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), Walter Dornberger (1895), Georg von Hertling (1843), Franz Rosenzweig (1886), David Fabricius (1564), and Alfred Weber (1868).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Charles De Coster ranks 73Before him are Alfred Brehm (1829), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), Joost van den Vondel (1587), Radegund (518), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), and Hrotsvitha (935). After him are Theodor Storm (1817), Gottfried Benn (1886), Johann Peter Eckermann (1792), Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans (1426), Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), and W. G. Sebald (1944).