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Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

1622 - 1676

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Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1621/22 – 17 August 1676) was a German author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen has received more than 124,306 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen is the 976th most popular writer (down from 904th in 2019), the 944th most popular biography from Germany (down from 833rd in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Writer.

Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen is most famous for his novel Simplicius Simplicissimus, which is a satire of the Thirty Years War.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen ranks 976 out of 5,755Before him are Jean-Claude Carrière, Edogawa Ranpo, Gnaeus Naevius, Stephen Crane, James Brendan Connolly, and Donna Leon. After him are Vittoria Colonna, Paulinus of Nola, Henry Fielding, Danilo Kiš, Daniel Keyes, and Zeami Motokiyo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1622, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen ranks 5Before him are Molière, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Carel Fabritius, and Vincenzo Viviani. After him are Vittoria della Rovere, Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, Bernhardus Varenius, Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Karel Dujardin, Juan de Valdés Leal, and Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. Among people deceased in 1676, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen ranks 8Before him are Alexis of Russia, Sabbatai Zevi, Michiel de Ruyter, Francesco Cavalli, Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, and Madame de Brinvilliers. After him are Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg, Paul Gerhardt, and Abraham Bosse.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen ranks 944 out of 6,142Before him are Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835), Josef Terboven (1898), William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548), Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (1601), Prince Henry of Prussia (1862), and Kurt Zeitzler (1895). After him are Hans Scholl (1918), Karl Rahner (1904), Henry I, Duke of Bavaria (920), Emil Maurice (1897), Klaus Hasselmann (1931), and Johannes Althusius (1563).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen ranks 63Before him are Marie d'Agoult (1805), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), Tannhäuser (1205), Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), and Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887). After him are Bernhard Schlink (1944), Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Ernst Barlach (1870), Alfred Brehm (1829), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), and Joost van den Vondel (1587).