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Einhard (also Eginhard or Einhart; Latin: E(g)inhardus; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Einhard has received more than 186,739 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Einhard is the 361st most popular writer (up from 376th in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 305th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Writer.

Einhard is most famous for his biography of Charlemagne, which is one of the few contemporary accounts of the life of the king.

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  • 76.17

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  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Einhard ranks 361 out of 5,794Before him are Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Jean Genet, Apollonius of Rhodes, Elfriede Jelinek, Nadine Gordimer, and Arthur de Gobineau. After him are Ammianus Marcellinus, Callimachus, Jacques Prévert, Shams Tabrizi, Alphonse de Lamartine, and Mikhail Sholokhov.

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Among people born in 770, Einhard ranks 4Before him are Michael II, Michael I Rangabe, and Pope Stephen IV. After him are Ali al-Ridha, Pepin the Hunchback, Al-Hakam I, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Maria of Amnia, Hugh of Tours, Theodosia, wife of Leo V, and Prokopia. Among people deceased in 840, Einhard ranks 2Before him is Louis the Pious. After him are Emperor Wenzong of Tang, Emperor Junna, and Euphrosyne.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Einhard ranks 302 out of 5,289Before him are Ludwig Beck (1880), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Paul Heyse (1830), Paul Hindemith (1895), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), and Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744). After him are Maria Sibylla Merian (1647), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Heinrich Mann (1871), Ulrike Meinhof (1934), and Hans Zimmer (1957).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Einhard ranks 22Before him are Michael Ende (1929), Eckhart Tolle (1948), Ernst Jünger (1895), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), and Paul Heyse (1830). After him are Heinrich Mann (1871), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Nelly Sachs (1891), Traudl Junge (1920), Heinrich von Kleist (1777), and Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170).