Ernst Robert Curtius

1886 - 1956

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Ernst Robert Curtius (; April 14, 1886 – April 19, 1956) was a German literary scholar, philologist, and Romance language literary critic, best known for his 1948 study Europäische Literatur und Lateinisches Mittelalter, translated in English as European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Robert Curtius has received more than 52,680 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ernst Robert Curtius is the 1,791st most popular writer (up from 1,878th in 2019), the 1,968th most popular biography from France (up from 1,992nd in 2019) and the 256th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Ernst Robert Curtius ranks 1,791 out of 5,794Before him are Gustav Landauer, Mór Jókai, Ruan Ji, Patrick O'Brian, Agnes Smedley, and Robert Brasillach. After him are James Herriot, Jean François Paul de Gondi, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Jean Raspail, Cornelis Tromp, and Jón Arason.

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Among people born in 1886, Ernst Robert Curtius ranks 77Before him are Yehuda Ashlag, Ali Sami Yen, Chester Barnard, Hitoshi Imamura, Edwin Fischer, and Nobutake Kondō. After him are Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Frederic Bartlett, Firmin Lambot, Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, and Yevgeni Preobrazhensky. Among people deceased in 1956, Ernst Robert Curtius ranks 62Before him are Gianpiero Combi, Alexander Fadeyev, Preston Tucker, Infante Alfonso of Spain, Alben W. Barkley, and Miklós Nyiszli. After him are Ludwig Klages, Michael Ventris, Julien Benda, Alexander Korda, Hermann Abendroth, and Erhard Raus.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ernst Robert Curtius ranks 1,968 out of 5,234Before him are Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848), Fulk IV, Count of Anjou (1043), Louis-François de Boufflers (1644), Jean II Le Maingre (1366), Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), and Robert Brasillach (1909). After him are Jean Meslier (1664), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Claude Sautet (1924), Gérard Houllier (1947), Alexandre Brongniart (1770), and Jean Raspail (1925).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Ernst Robert Curtius ranks 256Before him are Jean Bodel (1165), Benjamin Péret (1899), Jules de Goncourt (1830), Henri de Régnier (1864), Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669), and Robert Brasillach (1909). After him are Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Jean Raspail (1925), Marcel Achard (1899), Philippe Quinault (1635), Jean Bruller (1902), and Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597).