Gerbrand Bredero

1585 - 1618

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Gerbrand Adriaenszoon Bredero (16 March 1585 – 23 August 1618) was a Dutch poet and playwright in the period known as the Dutch Golden Age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerbrand Bredero has received more than 24,091 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gerbrand Bredero is the 3,872nd most popular writer (down from 3,190th in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 457th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Dutch Writer.

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Among writers, Gerbrand Bredero ranks 3,872 out of 5,794Before him are Juhan Liiv, Oskar Luts, Palaephatus, Louise-Victorine Ackermann, Philip Reeve, and Johannes Linnankoski. After him are Vera Inber, Mario Rigoni Stern, Max Beerbohm, Ronald Knox, Federico Moccia, and Milovan Glišić.

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Among people born in 1585, Gerbrand Bredero ranks 17Before him are John Rolfe, Jacques Lemercier, Claude Favre de Vaugelas, Johann Baptist Cysat, Squanto, and Caspar Bartholin the Elder.  Among people deceased in 1618, Gerbrand Bredero ranks 11Before him are Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Philip William, Prince of Orange, Powhatan, Giovanni Bembo, John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Nicolò Donato.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gerbrand Bredero ranks 553 out of 1,209Before him are Michaël Dudok de Wit (1953), Maruschka Detmers (1962), Wim Kieft (1962), Ramon Dekkers (1969), Wim Anderiesen (1903), and Semmy Schilt (1973). After him are Lenny Kuhr (1950), Martin Garrix (1996), Björn Kuipers (1973), Peter van de Kamp (1901), Kick Smit (1911), and Maarten Stekelenburg (1982).

Among WRITERS In Netherlands

Among writers born in Netherlands, Gerbrand Bredero ranks 28Before him are Cornelis de Bruijn (1652), Willem Frederik Hermans (1921), Gysbert Japiks (1603), Tim Krabbé (1943), Jan Wolkers (1925), and Simon Vestdijk (1898). After him are Herman Heijermans (1864), Willem Bilderdijk (1756), Thea Beckman (1923), Aagje Deken (1741), Nicolaas Beets (1814), and Pieter Jelles Troelstra (1860).