Georg Büchner

1813 - 1837

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Karl Georg Büchner (17 October 1813 – 19 February 1837) was a German dramatist and writer of poetry and prose, considered part of the Young Germany movement. He was also a revolutionary and the brother of physician and philosopher Ludwig Büchner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Büchner has received more than 254,824 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Georg Büchner is the 600th most popular writer (up from 601st in 2019), the 532nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 500th in 2019) and the 35th most popular German Writer.

Georg Büchner is most famous for his play, "Woyzeck."

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Among writers, Georg Büchner ranks 600 out of 5,794Before him are Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, France Prešeren, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Harry Martinson, Robert Ludlum, and John le Carré. After him are Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Bai Juyi, Gaius Julius Hyginus, Stieg Larsson, and Karl Kraus.

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Among people born in 1813, Georg Büchner ranks 6Before him are Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, Søren Kierkegaard, David Livingstone, and Claude Bernard. After him are Henry Bessemer, John Snow, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Ivar Aasen, and Franz Miklosich. Among people deceased in 1837, Georg Büchner ranks 8Before him are William IV of the United Kingdom, Charles Fourier, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, John Constable, Hortense de Beauharnais, and Johann Nepomuk Hummel. After him are Giacomo Leopardi, François Gérard, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, John Field, Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and 10th Dalai Lama.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Georg Büchner ranks 532 out of 5,289Before him are Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Hans von Bülow (1830), Adolf Windaus (1876), Adolf Galland (1912), and Erwin Panofsky (1892). After him are Julia Drusilla (16), Otto Strasser (1897), Hans von Seeckt (1866), Otto Rehhagel (1938), Kurt Schwitters (1887), and Carl Ritter (1779).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Georg Büchner ranks 35Before him are Erich Kästner (1899), Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), and August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767). After him are Klaus Mann (1906), Dietrich Eckart (1868), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Bert Hellinger (1925), and Hans Fallada (1893).