Fredrik Pacius

1809 - 1891

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Fredrik Pacius (Finland Swedish: [ˈfreːdrik ˈpɑːsiʉs] ; born Friedrich Pacius; 19 March 1809 – 8 January 1891) was a German-Finnish composer and conductor who lived most of his life in Finland. He has been called the "Father of Finnish music". Pacius was born in Hamburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fredrik Pacius has received more than 70,143 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Fredrik Pacius is the 523rd most popular composer (up from 553rd in 2019), the 2,055th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,132nd in 2019) and the 80th most popular German Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 70k

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  • 56.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Fredrik Pacius has had the most page views in the with 13,252 views, followed by English (8,261), and Estonian (2,405). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Irish (67.45%), Catalan (60.98%), and Ido (55.14%)


Among composers, Fredrik Pacius ranks 523 out of 1,451Before him are Danny Elfman, Jacob Clemens non Papa, Francesco Maria Veracini, Curt Sachs, Sebastián Iradier, and Manos Hatzidakis. After him are Jean-Féry Rebel, Hans Swarowsky, Johann Christoph Bach, Hervé, Boris Lyatoshinsky, and Michael Kamen.

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Among people born in 1809, Fredrik Pacius ranks 24Before him are Bettino Ricasoli, James Glaisher, Juan Donoso Cortés, Luigi Federico Menabrea, Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, and Sebastián Iradier. After him are Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Mariano José de Larra, François Certain de Canrobert, Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán, and Edward FitzGerald. Among people deceased in 1891, Fredrik Pacius ranks 40Before him are Joseph Petzval, Louis Lucien Bonaparte, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark, Leon Pinsker, Joseph E. Johnston, and Théodore de Banville. After him are Pierre de Decker, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Jean Stas, N. R. Pogson, Aleksander Chodźko, and Giovanni Morelli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Fredrik Pacius ranks 2,055 out of 7,253Before him are Frederick I, Elector Palatine (1425), Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1688), George Müller (1805), Veit Harlan (1899), Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1727), and Wolfgang Ketterle (1957). After him are Walter Heitz (1878), Bernd Hölzenbein (1946), Johann Christoph Bach (1671), Wolfgang Borchert (1921), Friedrich Kellner (1885), and Johannes Sturm (1507).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Fredrik Pacius ranks 80Before him are Johann Kirnberger (1721), Simon Mayr (1763), Franz Abt (1819), Peter Cornelius (1824), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), and Curt Sachs (1881). After him are Johann Christoph Bach (1671), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Hermann Abendroth (1883), Johann Crüger (1598), Helmut Walcha (1907), and Friedrich Wieck (1785).