Gottfried von Strassburg

1180 - 1215

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Gottfried von Strassburg (died c. 1210) is the author of the Middle High German courtly romance Tristan, an adaptation of the 12th-century Tristan and Iseult legend. Gottfried's work is regarded, alongside the Nibelungenlied and Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, as one of the great narrative masterpieces of the German Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gottfried von Strassburg has received more than 112,431 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Gottfried von Strassburg is the 1,569th most popular writer (up from 1,581st in 2019), the 1,739th most popular biography from France (down from 1,685th in 2019) and the 226th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Gottfried von Strassburg ranks 1,569 out of 5,794Before him are Hassan ibn Thabit, Hipponax, Du Mu, Eduard Mörike, Michael Moorcock, and Remy de Gourmont. After him are Sima Xiangru, Théodore de Banville, Jean-François Marmontel, Ildefonsus, Oliver Goldsmith, and Monique Wittig.

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Among people born in 1180, Gottfried von Strassburg ranks 4Before him are Berengaria of Castile, Eric X of Sweden, and Theodore Komnenos Doukas. After him are Emperor Go-Toba, Constance of Hungary, Neidhart von Reuental, Mstislav Mstislavich, Peter Nolasco, Alfonso II, Count of Provence, Otto I, Duke of Merania, and Bernhard von Spanheim. Among people deceased in 1215, Gottfried von Strassburg ranks 3Before him are Bertran de Born and Michael I Komnenos Doukas. After him are Eisai and Hōjō Tokimasa.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gottfried von Strassburg ranks 1,739 out of 5,234Before him are Henri-Edmond Cross (1856), Charles de Bourbon (1523), Rodulfus Glaber (985), Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714), Remy de Gourmont (1858), and François Magendie (1783). After him are Théodore de Banville (1823), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Léon Duguit (1859), Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740), Dominique Vandamme (1770), and Robert III, Count of Flanders (1249).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Gottfried von Strassburg ranks 226Before him are Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), Alphonse Allais (1854), Jules Romains (1885), Georges Feydeau (1862), Rodulfus Glaber (985), and Remy de Gourmont (1858). After him are Théodore de Banville (1823), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Monique Wittig (1935), Marie de Gournay (1565), Anna de Noailles (1876), and Pierre Plantard (1920).