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Franz Mehring

1846 - 1919

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Franz Erdmann Mehring (27 February 1846 – 28 January 1919) was a German communist historian, literary and art critic, philosopher, and revolutionary socialist politician who was a senior member of the Spartacus League during the German Revolution of 1918–1919. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Mehring has received more than 135,908 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Franz Mehring is the 4,798th most popular politician (up from 4,875th in 2019), the 274th most popular biography from Poland (up from 285th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Polish Politician.

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Among politicians, Franz Mehring ranks 4,798 out of 15,577Before him are Norodom Suramarit, Mahmud Barzanji, Liu Zhang, Hiram Bingham III, Walter Mondale, and Carola of Vasa. After him are Roza Otunbayeva, Guadalupe Victoria, Emperor Yūryaku, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Martinian, and Andriscus.

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Among people born in 1846, Franz Mehring ranks 27Before him are Anna Dostoevskaya, Karl von Bülow, Léon Bloy, Mariam Baouardy, Alexander von Kluck, and Edward Charles Pickering. After him are Naim Frashëri, Tokugawa Iemochi, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Paolo Tosti, Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Hermann Paul. Among people deceased in 1919, Franz Mehring ranks 38Before him are Georg von Hertling, Sophia Tolstaya, Mikhail Tsvet, Terauchi Masatake, Vera Zasulich, and Edward Charles Pickering. After him are Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, Leo Jogiches, Loránd Eötvös, Vasily Chapayev, and Peter Altenberg.

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Among people born in Poland, Franz Mehring ranks 274 out of 1,454Before him are Albert Barillé (1920), Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Ryszard Kaczorowski (1919), Hans Modrow (1928), Jan Długosz (1415), and Carl Gotthard Langhans (1732). After him are Jan Kochanowski (1530), Hermann Schwarz (1843), Stanislav Kosior (1889), Michał Kleofas Ogiński (1765), Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749), and Hugo Steinhaus (1887).


Among politicians born in Poland, Franz Mehring ranks 73Before him are Aleksander Kwaśniewski (1954), Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785), Edward Gierek (1913), Leszek the White (1186), Ryszard Kaczorowski (1919), and Hans Modrow (1928). After him are Stanislav Kosior (1889), Michał Kleofas Ogiński (1765), Casimir II the Just (1138), Hans Jeschonnek (1899), Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (1286), and Ida Haendel (1928).