Hans Talhoffer

1420 - 1490

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Hans Talhoffer (Dalhover, Talhouer, Thalhoffer, Talhofer; c. 1410-1415 – after 1482) was a German fencing master. His martial lineage is unknown, but his writings make it clear that he had some connection to the tradition of Johannes Liechtenauer, the grand master of a well-known Medieval German school of fencing. Talhoffer was a well-educated man who took interest in astrology, mathematics, onomastics, and the auctoritas and the ratio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Talhoffer has received more than 141,263 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hans Talhoffer is the 2,160th most popular religious figure, the 3,645th most popular biography from Germany and the 96th most popular German Religious Figure.

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Over the past year Hans Talhoffer has had the most page views in the with 16,398 views, followed by German (6,446), and Russian (3,150). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (85.71%), Catalan (40.34%), and Icelandic (37.89%)


Among religious figures, Hans Talhoffer ranks 2,160 out of 3,187Before him are Musō Soseki, Hilary of Arles, Rupert Mayer, Nectarius of Constantinople, François de Tournon, and Pedro Casaldáliga. After him are Juan Benlloch i Vivó, Peter of Bruys, Arnobius the Younger, Maria Bernarda Bütler, Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, and Victor and Corona.

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Among people born in 1420, Hans Talhoffer ranks 18Before him are Margaret of Savoy, Duchess of Anjou, Nikolaus Gerhaert, Peter Schöffer, Luciano Laurana, Niccolò Antonio Colantonio, and Dorothea of Brandenburg, Duchess of Mecklenburg. After him are Nicolas Jenson, Pedro Pardo de Cela, and John Morton. Among people deceased in 1490, Hans Talhoffer ranks 9Before him are Charles I, Duke of Savoy, Geertgen tot Sint Jans, Laonikos Chalkokondyles, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Joanna, Princess of Portugal, and Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale. After him is Pedro Tafur.

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Among people born in Germany, Hans Talhoffer ranks 3,645 out of 7,253Before him are Frederick I, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1585), Theodor Curtius (1857), André Schürrle (1990), Jackson Browne (1948), Princess Christine of Hesse-Rotenburg (1717), and Georg Curtius (1820). After him are Corinna Harfouch (1954), Karl Kaufmann (1900), Robert Hübner (1948), Gertrude of Brunswick (1060), Max Dehn (1878), and Johann Julius Walbaum (1724).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Hans Talhoffer ranks 96Before him are Antje Jackelén (1955), Josef Frings (1887), Reinhard Marx (1953), Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler (1811), Karl Leisner (1915), and Rupert Mayer (1876). After him are Bernhard II, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1428), Ludwig Kaas (1881), Caspar Olevian (1536), Gustav Adolf, Cardinal Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1823), Julius Döpfner (1913), and Karl Josef Becker (1928).