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 39,438 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Christoph Cellarius is the 117th most popular historian (up from 122nd in 2019), the 1,828th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,652nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Christoph Cellarius ranks 117 out of 341Before him are Jean-Pierre Vernant, C. Northcote Parkinson, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Doukas, Augustin Thierry, and Peter Burke. After him are Max Dvořák, Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Helmold, Steven Runciman, Golo Mann, and Barbara W. Tuchman.

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Among people born in 1638, Christoph Cellarius ranks 13Before him are Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Emperor Go-Sai, Meindert Hobbema, James Gregory, Elisabetta Sirani, and Carlo Fontana. After him are Frederik Ruysch, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, Zeb-un-Nissa, Gerrit Berckheyde, and Pierre Magnol. Among people deceased in 1707, Christoph Cellarius ranks 9Before him are Aurangzeb, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Ahmad Khani, Jean Mabillon, Shitao, and Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden. After him are Johann Christoph Denner, Jeremiah Clarke, Zheng Keshuang, Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Petter Dass, and Willem van de Velde the Younger.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 1,828 out of 5,289Before him are Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland (1733), Stephen, Count Palatine of Simmern-Zweibrücken (1385), William, Prince of Hohenzollern (1864), Fritz Fischer (1912), Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg (1711), and Franz Anton Maulbertsch (1724). After him are Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma (1891), Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1460), Alexander Lippisch (1894), Johann Georg Gmelin (1709), Walter Buch (1883), and Ernst Busch (1900).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Christoph Cellarius ranks 14Before him are Julius Wellhausen (1844), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Hermann Alexander Diels (1848), Reinhart Koselleck (1923), Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), and August Ludwig von Schlözer (1735). After him are Helmold (1120), Golo Mann (1909), Wilhelm Worringer (1881), Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), Karl Lamprecht (1856), and Gerardus Vossius (1577).