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Clemens Brentano

1778 - 1842

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Clemens Wenzeslaus Brentano (also Klemens; pseudonym: Clemens Maria Brentano ; German: [bʁɛnˈtaːno]; 9 September 1778 – 28 July 1842) was a German poet and novelist, and a major figure of German Romanticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clemens Brentano has received more than 188,460 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Clemens Brentano is the 859th most popular writer (down from 795th in 2019), the 833rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 714th in 2019) and the 50th most popular German Writer.

Clemens Brentano is most famous for his lyrical poems, his fairy tales, and his novel "Godwi oder Das steinerne Bild der Mutter."

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Among writers, Clemens Brentano ranks 859 out of 5,755Before him are Antoine Galland, Theodor Fontane, Dio Chrysostom, Božena Němcová, Lafcadio Hearn, and Walter Lippmann. After him are Anna Seghers, Achim von Arnim, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Leconte de Lisle, Varlam Shalamov, and Maurice Denis.

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Among people born in 1778, Clemens Brentano ranks 12Before him are José de San Martín, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Fernando Sor, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and Bernardo O'Higgins. After him are Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Ugo Foscolo, and Kittur Chennamma. Among people deceased in 1842, Clemens Brentano ranks 8Before him are Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Luigi Cherubini, Constanze Mozart, Bernardo O'Higgins, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, and Jules Dumont d'Urville. After him are Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, Dominique Jean Larrey, Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Pierre Cambronne, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, and Charles Bell.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Clemens Brentano ranks 833 out of 6,142Before him are Max Delbrück (1906), Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823), Theodor Fontane (1819), Therese Neumann (1898), Fritz Haarmann (1879), and John Rabe (1882). After him are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Georg von Frundsberg (1473), Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria (1660), Anna Seghers (1900), Princess Louise of Prussia (1838), and Achim von Arnim (1781).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Clemens Brentano ranks 50Before him are Wilhelm Hauff (1802), Peter Weiss (1916), Hans Fallada (1893), Frank Wedekind (1864), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), and Theodor Fontane (1819). After him are Anna Seghers (1900), Achim von Arnim (1781), Kurt Eisner (1867), Hans Sachs (1494), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), and Stefan George (1868).