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 16,979 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gerhard Rohlfs is the 131st most popular linguist, the 3,707th most popular biography from Germany and the 25th most popular German Linguist.

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Among linguists, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 131 out of 160Before him are George Abraham Grierson, Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze, Aleksander Brückner, Zellig Harris, Arsène Darmesteter, and Takekazu Asaka. After him are Vyacheslav Ivanov, Hermann Hirt, Vladimir Toporov, Jane Ellen Harrison, Alexander Veselovsky, and Sylvain Lévi.

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Among people born in 1892, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 191Before him are Jaan Kikkas, Archibald MacLeish, Dorothy Garrod, Peggy Wood, Gaetano Belloni, and Cuno Hoffmeister. After him are Eddie Cantor, Rex Ingram, Grigory Shajn, Alfredo Foglino, Donald Wills Douglas Sr., and Wendell Willkie. Among people deceased in 1986, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 177Before him are Ronald McNair, Lothar Bolz, Yoshiyuki Tsuruta, André Tassin, Guillermo Eizaguirre, and John D. MacDonald. After him are Samuel Zauber, Enrique Tierno Galván, Kunio Maekawa, Pepper Adams, Beryl Markham, and Alicia Moreau de Justo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 3,707 out of 5,289Before him are Wolfgang Hildesheimer (1916), Ossi Oswalda (1897), Thomas Linke (1969), Jawed Karim (1979), İlkay Gündoğan (1990), and Ümit Davala (1973). After him are Oliver Shanti (1948), Alfred Bohrmann (1904), Konrad Frey (1909), Hieronymous Theodor Richter (1824), Rudi Assauer (1944), and Cilly Aussem (1909).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Gerhard Rohlfs ranks 25Before him are August Immanuel Bekker (1785), Karl Brugmann (1849), Johannes Schmidt (1843), Konrad Duden (1829), Felix Jacoby (1876), and Heinrich Hübschmann (1848). After him are Hermann Hirt (1865), Friedrich Kluge (1856), and Georg Bühler (1837).