Hartmann Schedel

1440 - 1514

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Hartmann Schedel (13 February 1440 – 28 November 1514) was a German historian, physician, humanist, and one of the first cartographers to use the printing press. He was born and died in Nuremberg. Matheolus Perusinus served as his tutor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hartmann Schedel has received more than 72,025 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Hartmann Schedel is the 1,254th most popular writer (down from 1,216th in 2019), the 1,226th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,111th in 2019) and the 85th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Hartmann Schedel ranks 1,254 out of 5,794Before him are Norman Mailer, Lee Child, Avienus, Mario Benedetti, Nicolas-Edme Rétif, and Emmanuelle Arsan. After him are Joachim Fest, Ausiàs March, Konstantin Simonov, Juan Rulfo, Francesco Maria Piave, and Victorien Sardou.

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Among people born in 1440, Hartmann Schedel ranks 7Before him are Ivan III of Russia, Ladislaus the Posthumous, Kabir, Hugo van der Goes, Diogo Cão, and Sten Sture the Elder. After him are Jorge Manrique, Antonio Vivarini, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Bartolomé Bermejo, Loyset Compère, and Alain I of Albret. Among people deceased in 1514, Hartmann Schedel ranks 5Before him are Donato Bramante, Anne of Brittany, György Dózsa, and Vicente Yáñez Pinzón. After him are Anna of Brandenburg and António de Abreu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hartmann Schedel ranks 1,226 out of 5,289Before him are Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (1831), Princess Josephine of Baden (1813), Princess Feodora of Leiningen (1807), Rudi Dutschke (1940), Thomas Abbt (1738), and Hermann Kolbe (1818). After him are Joachim Fest (1926), Helmut Haller (1939), Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (1826), Margarethe von Trotta (1942), Nena (1960), and Hans Reichenbach (1891).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Hartmann Schedel ranks 85Before him are Hartmann von Aue (1160), Kurt Tucholsky (1890), Arnold van Gennep (1873), August von Kotzebue (1761), W. G. Sebald (1944), and Siegfried Lenz (1926). After him are Joachim Fest (1926), Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans (1426), Johann Peter Eckermann (1792), Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813), Siegfried Kracauer (1889), and Radegund (518).