Gerhard Rohlfs

1892 - 1986

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Gerhard Rohlfs (Berlin-Lichterfelde, July 14, 1892 – Tübingen, September 12, 1986) was a German linguist. He taught Romance languages and literature at the universities of Tübingen and Munich. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerhard Rohlfs has received more than 20,143 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gerhard Rohlfs is the 133rd most popular linguist (down from 131st in 2019), the 4,118th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,705th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Linguist.

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Among linguists, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 133 out of 161Before him are Felix Jacoby, Zellig Harris, Alexander Veselovsky, Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Nurit Peled-Elhanan, and Sylvain Lévi. After him are Vladimir Toporov, Charles F. Hockett, Alice Kober, Dell Hymes, Brian Houghton Hodgson, and Jane Ellen Harrison.

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Among people born in 1892, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 208Before him are Lauge Koch, Eddie Cantor, Gregory La Cava, Fedir Bohatyrchuk, Al St. John, and Hilding Rosenberg. After him are Emma Tillman, Erik Adlerz, Gaetano Belloni, Alfredo Foglino, Donald Wills Douglas Sr., and Archibald MacLeish. Among people deceased in 1986, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 184Before him are Lothar Bolz, Kunio Maekawa, Hyman G. Rickover, Floyd Gottfredson, Dominique Mbonyumutwa, and Vicente Trueba. After him are Oleg Goncharenko, Raymond Abellio, Samuel Zauber, Alexander Ostrowski, Guillermo Eizaguirre, and Bruno Mora.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 4,118 out of 6,142Before him are Friedrich Chrysander (1826), Rainer Zobel (1948), Nicolaus Michael Oppel (1782), Arthur Rudolph (1906), Udo Beyer (1955), and Ludwig Adolph Timotheus Radlkofer (1829). After him are Albrecht Unsöld (1905), Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1680), Hanna Maron (1923), Max Raabe (1962), Susanne Lothar (1960), and Lian Ross (1962).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 25Before him are Adolf Erman (1854), Konrad Duden (1829), Alexander Gode (1906), August Immanuel Bekker (1785), Heinrich Hübschmann (1848), and Felix Jacoby (1876). After him are Hermann Hirt (1865), Friedrich Kluge (1856), and Georg Bühler (1837).