Christoph Cellarius

1638 - 1707

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Christoph (Keller) Cellarius (22 November 1638 – 4 June 1707) was a German classical scholar from Schmalkalden who held positions in Weimar and Halle. Although the Ancient-Medieval-Modern division of history was used earlier by Italian Renaissance scholars Leonardo Bruni and Flavio Biondo, Cellarius' Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period helped popularize it. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christoph Cellarius has received more than 61,039 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Christoph Cellarius is the 97th most popular historian (up from 101st in 2019), the 1,335th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,449th in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Christoph Cellarius ranks 97 out of 561Before him are Yuval Noah Harari, George Kedrenos, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, Vasily Bartold, Tyrannius Rufinus, and Shoqan Walikhanov. After him are Eunapius, Matrakçı Nasuh, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Cangjie, Shlomo Sand, and Alois Riegl.

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Among people born in 1638, Christoph Cellarius ranks 12Before him are Catherine of Braganza, Emperor Go-Sai, Meindert Hobbema, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Elisabetta Sirani, and James Gregory. After him are Frederik Ruysch, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, Carlo Fontana, Pierre Magnol, John Charles, Count Palatine of Gelnhausen, and Zeb-un-Nissa. Among people deceased in 1707, Christoph Cellarius ranks 9Before him are Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Ahmad Khani, Jean Mabillon, Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Shitao. After him are Johann Patkul, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Johann Christoph Denner, Alexandre Exquemelin, Jeremiah Clarke, and Zheng Keshuang.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 1,335 out of 7,253Before him are Alexander von Kluck (1846), Lina Heydrich (1911), Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin (1673), Henry of Latvia (1187), Anna Maria of the Palatinate (1561), and Sepp Piontek (1940). After him are Andreas Libavius (1555), Lucius Antonius Saturninus (20), Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740), Karl Löwith (1897), Fritz Bayerlein (1899), and Fancy (1946).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 11Before him are Samuel von Pufendorf (1632), Erwin Panofsky (1892), Aby Warburg (1866), Julius Wellhausen (1844), Erich Auerbach (1892), and Hermann Alexander Diels (1848). After him are Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), Reinhart Koselleck (1923), Golo Mann (1909), August Ludwig von Schlözer (1735), Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), and Hieronymus Wolf (1516).