Heinrich Ewald

1803 - 1875

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Georg Heinrich August Ewald (16 November 1803 – 4 May 1875) was a German orientalist, Protestant theologian, and Biblical exegete. He studied at the University of Göttingen. In 1827 he became extraordinary professor there, in 1831 ordinary professor of theology, and in 1835 professor of oriental languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Ewald has received more than 28,857 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinrich Ewald is the 267th most popular historian, the 3,515th most popular biography from Germany and the 38th most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Heinrich Ewald ranks 267 out of 341Before him are J. B. Bury, A. J. P. Taylor, John Keegan, Dino Compagni, Ernest Lavisse, and Henrik Gabriel Porthan. After him are Mikhail Artamonov, Peter Gay, Heinrich Gelzer, İlber Ortaylı, Joan Wallach Scott, and George Cœdès.

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Among people born in 1803, Heinrich Ewald ranks 54Before him are Johann Jakob Kaup, Karl Schorn, Dimitrios Voulgaris, Eugène Isabey, James Challis, and Bernardo Berro. After him are Sarah Childress Polk, Albert Küchler, Miles Joseph Berkeley, Juan Bravo Murillo, George Borrow, and Manuel Felipe de Tovar. Among people deceased in 1875, Heinrich Ewald ranks 60Before him are Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, George Pickett, José María Ventura Casas, Mikhail Pogodin, Leopold III, Prince of Lippe, and John Gardner Wilkinson. After him are Friedrich Gottlieb Bartling, Fyodor Bruni, Julián Castro, Aristeidis Moraitinis, William Sterndale Bennett, and Atis Kronvalds.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Ewald ranks 3,515 out of 5,289Before him are Ulrich Biesinger (1933), Helmut Käutner (1908), Eberhard Vogel (1943), Franz Ehrle (1845), Günter Kunert (1929), and Corinna Harfouch (1954). After him are Bernd Förster (1956), Gottfried August Homilius (1714), Christian August Friedrich Peters (1806), Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1681), Philipp Nicolai (1556), and Emil Julius Gumbel (1891).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Heinrich Ewald ranks 38Before him are Moritz Cantor (1829), Georg Gottfried Gervinus (1805), Johann Gottfried Eichhorn (1752), Heinrich Zimmer (1890), Philipp Spitta (1841), and Gerhard Friedrich Müller (1705). After him are Peter Gay (1923), Heinrich Gelzer (1847), Nikolaus Pevsner (1902), Walter Jens (1923), Hermann Oldenberg (1854), and Oliver Grau (1965).