George Mosse

1918 - 1999

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Gerhard "George" Lachmann Mosse (September 20, 1918 – January 22, 1999) was an American historian, who emigrated from Nazi Germany first to Great Britain and then to the United States. He was professor of history at the University of Iowa, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and also in Israel, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Best known for his studies of Nazism, he authored more than 25 books on topics as diverse as constitutional history, Protestant theology, and the history of masculinity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Mosse has received more than 119,990 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. George Mosse is the 2,339th most popular writer (down from 2,315th in 2019), the 2,327th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,041st in 2019) and the 153rd most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, George Mosse ranks 2,339 out of 5,794Before him are George Tabori, Édouard Glissant, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Elif Shafak, Richard Wurmbrand, and Nennius. After him are Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, E. L. Doctorow, Valentin Kataev, Rosario Castellanos, Michael Ondaatje, and Andrei Sinyavsky.

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Among people born in 1918, George Mosse ranks 107Before him are Fernando Peyroteo, Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Cameron Mitchell, Jay Wright Forrester, Thomas Gordon, and María Mercader. After him are Leila Mourad, George Lincoln Rockwell, Ángel Labruna, Adolfo Pedernera, Elmore James, and Ida Lupino. Among people deceased in 1999, George Mosse ranks 87Before him are Igor Netto, Morris West, Giant Baba, Michel Petrucciani, Brion James, and Pierre Bézier. After him are Moondog, Lajos Tichy, Dennis W. Sciama, András Hegedüs, Hendrick Chin A Sen, and Oscar Cullmann.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, George Mosse ranks 2,327 out of 5,289Before him are Conradin Kreutzer (1780), Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal (1852), Wilhelm von Biela (1782), Uli Jon Roth (1954), Walther Gerlach (1889), and Louis X, Duke of Bavaria (1495). After him are Franz Abt (1819), Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve (1638), Conrad Moench (1744), Götz George (1938), Hans Delbrück (1848), and Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1653).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, George Mosse ranks 153Before him are Judith Kerr (1923), Martin Walser (1927), Heinrich Hoffmann (1809), Carl Zuckmayer (1896), Erich Mühsam (1878), and Matthias Claudius (1740). After him are Elisabeth of Schönau (1129), Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715), Katia Mann (1883), Rudolf Rocker (1873), August von Platen-Hallermünde (1796), and Friedrich Spee (1591).