Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

1803 - 1882

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Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (26 December [O.S. 14 December] 1803 – 25 August [O.S. 13 August] 1882) was an Estonian writer who is considered to be the father of the national literature for the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald has received more than 53,320 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald is the 1,368th most popular writer (down from 1,159th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Estonia (down from 17th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Estonian Writer.

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Among writers, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald ranks 1,368 out of 5,794Before him are Christian Morgenstern, Ed McBain, Colin Wilson, Don DeLillo, Terpander, and Jack Vance. After him are Antipater of Sidon, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Ibn Sirin, Salvian, Pentti Linkola, and Thomas Moore.

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Among people born in 1803, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald ranks 18Before him are Flora Tristan, Maria Teresa of Savoy, Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony, Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, James Brooke, and Edward Bulwer-Lytton. After him are John Ericsson, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville, Henry Darcy, Friedrich von Amerling, Ferenc Deák, and Joseph Paxton. Among people deceased in 1882, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald ranks 23Before him are Sergey Nechayev, Vasily Perov, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Henri Giffard, and Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Mikhail Skobelev, Henry Draper, John Nelson Darby, Anthony Trollope, and Berthold Auerbach.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald ranks 23 out of 276Before him are Felix Kersten (1898), Paul von Rennenkampf (1854), Adam Johann von Krusenstern (1770), Thomas Johann Seebeck (1770), Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (1622), and Jakob von Uexküll (1864). After him are Neeme Järvi (1937), Kersti Kaljulaid (1969), Otto von Kotzebue (1787), Johan Laidoner (1884), Ernst Öpik (1893), and Lydia Koidula (1843).

Among WRITERS In Estonia

Among writers born in Estonia, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald ranks 2Before him are Jaan Kross (1920). After him are Lydia Koidula (1843), Anton Hansen Tammsaare (1878), Marie Under (1883), Carl Robert Jakobson (1841), Eduard Vilde (1865), Jaan Kaplinski (1941), Hella Wuolijoki (1886), Betti Alver (1906), Friedebert Tuglas (1886), and Jakob Hurt (1839).