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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 52,541 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Christoph Cellarius is the 98th most popular historian (up from 117th in 2019), the 1,449th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,828th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Christoph Cellarius ranks 98 out of 339Before him are Hieronymus Wolf, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Barbara W. Tuchman, Hermann Alexander Diels, Reinhart Koselleck, and Jean-Pierre Vernant. After him are Arnold Hauser, George Kedrenos, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, Hayden White, and Eunapius.

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 1,449 out of 6,142Before him are Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1896), Karin Dor (1938), Erika Mann (1905), Hans Aumeier (1906), Henry of Latvia (1187), and Fritz Bayerlein (1899). After him are Franz, Duke of Bavaria (1933), Franz Gürtner (1881), Elke Sommer (1940), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg (1597), and Georg Kerschensteiner (1854).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 13Before him are Erich Auerbach (1892), Julius Wellhausen (1844), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), Hermann Alexander Diels (1848), and Reinhart Koselleck (1923). After him are Golo Mann (1909), August Ludwig von Schlözer (1735), Helmold (1120), Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), Karl Lamprecht (1856), and Arno Peters (1916).