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Friedrich Carl von Savigny

1779 - 1861

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Friedrich Carl von Savigny (21 February 1779 – 25 October 1861) was a German jurist and historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Carl von Savigny has received more than 213,418 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Friedrich Carl von Savigny is the 29th most popular historian (up from 34th in 2019), the 324th most popular biography from Germany (up from 375th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Historian.

Friedrich Carl von Savigny is most famous for his work in the field of Roman law. He is considered one of the founders of the historical school of law.

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Among historians, Friedrich Carl von Savigny ranks 29 out of 339Before him are Johan Huizinga, Saxo Grammaticus, Jacob Burckhardt, Bede, Marc Bloch, and Arrian. After him are Ibn Kathir, Eric Hobsbawm, Hippolyte Taine, Jacques Le Goff, Edward Gibbon, and William of Tyre.

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Among people born in 1779, Friedrich Carl von Savigny ranks 4Before him are Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Mustafa IV, and Carl Ritter. After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Elizabeth Alexeievna, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Francis IV, Duke of Modena, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Thomas Moore, Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily, and George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Among people deceased in 1861, Friedrich Carl von Savigny ranks 7Before him are Albert, Prince Consort, Abdulmejid I, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Taras Shevchenko, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, and Xianfeng Emperor. After him are Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Pedro V of Portugal, Lola Montez, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Eugène Scribe, and Elisha Otis.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Carl von Savigny ranks 324 out of 6,142Before him are Karen Horney (1885), Robert Bunsen (1811), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Simone Signoret (1921), Hermann Fegelein (1906), and Baldur von Schirach (1907). After him are Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), August von Mackensen (1849), August Ferdinand Möbius (1790), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883), and James Franck (1882).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Friedrich Carl von Savigny ranks 3Before him are Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717) and Leopold von Ranke (1795). After him are Erwin Panofsky (1892), Samuel von Pufendorf (1632), Aby Warburg (1866), Erich Auerbach (1892), Julius Wellhausen (1844), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), Hermann Alexander Diels (1848), and Reinhart Koselleck (1923).