Cosmas of Prague

1045 - 1125

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Cosmas of Prague (Czech: Kosmas Pražský; Latin: Cosmas Decanus; c. 1045 – October 21, 1125) was a priest, writer and historian born in a noble family in Bohemia. Between 1075 and 1081, he studied in Liège. After his return to Bohemia, he became a priest and married Božetěcha, with whom he probably had a son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosmas of Prague has received more than 60,026 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Cosmas of Prague is the 1,283rd most popular writer (down from 1,067th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Czech Writer.

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.31

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  • 3.23

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Among writers, Cosmas of Prague ranks 1,283 out of 5,794Before him are Matthew Lewis, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, Catherine de Bourbon, Jerzy Kosiński, Laonikos Chalkokondyles, and Chernorizets Hrabar. After him are Johann Peter Eckermann, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, Alma Reville, Edith Södergran, Tom Wolfe, and Eiji Yoshikawa.

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Among people born in 1045, Cosmas of Prague ranks 3Before him are El Cid and Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse. After him are Saint Margaret of Scotland, Stephen, Count of Blois, Huang Tingjian, and William IV, Count of Toulouse. Among people deceased in 1125, Cosmas of Prague ranks 5Before him are Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, Vladimir II Monomakh, David IV of Georgia, and Inge the Younger. After him are Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Theophilus Presbyter, and Eustace III, Count of Boulogne.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Cosmas of Prague ranks 142 out of 839Before him are Julius Fučík (1872), Karl von Terzaghi (1883), Franz Benda (1709), Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia (932), Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg (1337), and Věra Chytilová (1929). After him are Antonín Zápotocký (1884), Ottokar Czernin (1872), Bedřich Hrozný (1879), Emilie Schindler (1907), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), and Egon Kisch (1885).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Cosmas of Prague ranks 17Before him are Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Ivana Trump (1949), Julius Fučík (1903), Adalbert Stifter (1805), Jan Neruda (1834), and Alfred Kubin (1877). After him are Egon Kisch (1885), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), Josef Čapek (1887), Martin of Opava (1300), Ivan Klíma (1931), and Otfried Preußler (1923).