Franz Grillparzer

1791 - 1872

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Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who was considered to be the leading Austrian dramatist of the 19th century. His plays were and are frequently performed at the famous Burgtheater in Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Grillparzer has received more than 164,810 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Franz Grillparzer is the 830th most popular writer (up from 996th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Austria (up from 251st in 2019) and the 18th most popular Austrian Writer.

Franz Grillparzer is most famous for his drama "The Death of Wallenstein."

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

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  • 63.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Der arme Spielmann
Sämtliche Werke
König Ottokars Glück und Ende
Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen
Der Traum ein Leben

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Over the past year Franz Grillparzer has had the most page views in the with 49,465 views, followed by English (19,329), and Italian (5,192). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (101.29%), Egyptian Arabic (73.57%), and Latvian (71.73%)


Among writers, Franz Grillparzer ranks 830 out of 7,302Before him are Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Ibn Hawqal, Italo Svevo, Harry Mulisch, Laura de Noves, and Venantius Fortunatus. After him are Zhang Sanfeng, John Bunyan, Gerard of Cremona, Bacchylides, Adunis, and Dubravka Ugrešić.

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Among people born in 1791, Franz Grillparzer ranks 13Before him are James Buchanan, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Francesco Hayez, and Johann Franz Encke. After him are Eugène Scribe, Jan Svatopluk Presl, István Széchenyi, Minh Mạng, Félix Savart, and Alexandros Mavrokordatos. Among people deceased in 1872, Franz Grillparzer ranks 8Before him are Samuel Morse, Giuseppe Mazzini, Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Charles XV of Sweden, Théophile Gautier, and Benito Juárez. After him are N. F. S. Grundtvig, William Webb Ellis, Stanisław Moniuszko, William John Macquorn Rankine, Ljudevit Gaj, and Aleksis Kivi.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Franz Grillparzer ranks 202 out of 1,424Before him are Richard Neutra (1892), Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1745), Anna of Tyrol (1585), Leopold III, Margrave of Austria (1073), Jörg Haider (1950), and Otto Neurath (1882). After him are Karl Böhm (1894), Leopold I, Duke of Austria (1290), Archduke Ernest of Austria (1553), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), and Joseph Joachim (1831).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Franz Grillparzer ranks 18Before him are Hermann Broch (1886), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Edward Bernays (1891), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Otto of Freising (1114), and Klaus Ebner (1964). After him are Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), Božena Němcová (1820), Miep Gies (1909), August Kubizek (1888), Christine Nöstlinger (1936), and Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797).