Ewald Georg von Kleist

1700 - 1748

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Ewald Georg von Kleist (10 June 1700 – 11 December 1748) was a German jurist, Lutheran cleric, and physicist. A member of the von Kleist family, Ewald was born in Wicewo (Wicewo) in Farther Pomerania. He studied jurisprudence at the University of Leipzig and the University of Leyden and may have started his interest in electricity at the latter university under the influence of Willem 's Gravesande. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ewald Georg von Kleist has received more than 75,959 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ewald Georg von Kleist is the 21st most popular lawyer (down from 17th in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from Poland (down from 263rd in 2019) and the most popular Polish Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Ewald Georg von Kleist ranks 21 out of 67Before him are Peter Benenson, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Raphael Lemkin, John F. Kennedy Jr., Carla Del Ponte, and Helmuth James von Moltke. After him are Irnerius, Al-Tahawi, Al-Mawardi, Muhammad al-Shaybani, Franz von Liszt, and Warren Christopher.

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Among people born in 1700, Ewald Georg von Kleist ranks 8Before him are Baal Shem Tov, Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach. After him are Jean-Antoine Nollet, Gerard van Swieten, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Clemens August of Bavaria, and Baji Rao I. Among people deceased in 1748, Ewald Georg von Kleist ranks 3Before him are Johann Bernoulli and Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg. After him are Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I, Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein, Johann Gottfried Walther, Muhammad Shah, Ebrahim Afshar, William Kent, Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg, Abul Khair Khan, and Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Ewald Georg von Kleist ranks 288 out of 1,231Before him are Hans Jeschonnek (1899), Andrzej Duda (1972), Adolf Engler (1844), Franz Mehring (1846), Stanislav Kosior (1889), and Alfred Korzybski (1879). After him are Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (1797), Emin Pasha (1840), Władysław I Herman (1043), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Edward Gierek (1913), and Sophie of Pomerania (1498).

Among LAWYERS In Poland

Among lawyers born in Poland, Ewald Georg von Kleist ranks 1After him are Peter Yorck von Wartenburg (1904).