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Heinrich Hoffmann

1809 - 1894

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Heinrich Hoffmann (June 13, 1809 – September 20, 1894) was a German psychiatrist, who also wrote some short works including Der Struwwelpeter, an illustrated book portraying children misbehaving. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Hoffmann has received more than 44,634 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinrich Hoffmann is the 2,518th most popular writer (down from 2,246th in 2019), the 2,604th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,264th in 2019) and the 160th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 2,518 out of 5,755Before him are Larry Niven, Alessandro Baricco, Juan Ruiz, James Aldridge, Jack Williamson, and Edgar Lee Masters. After him are Félix Fénéon, Vilhelm Moberg, Sergey Aksakov, Predrag Matvejević, Giovanni Francesco Straparola, and Edith Pargeter.

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Among people born in 1809, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 37Before him are Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin, Robert Cornelius, Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Jules Favre, and Edward FitzGerald. After him are Matsumura Sōkon, Karl Koch, Joseph Jenkins Roberts, James Glaisher, Kit Carson, and Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn. Among people deceased in 1894, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 36Before him are Guillaume Lekeu, Christina Rossetti, Alexander von Middendorff, Władysław Czartoryski, Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.. After him are Auguste Vaillant, Émile Henry, Walter Pater, Marietta Alboni, Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz, and William Robertson Smith.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 2,604 out of 6,142Before him are Albrecht Adam (1786), Georg, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1846), Brunhilde Pomsel (1911), Paul Giesler (1895), Elwin Bruno Christoffel (1829), and Michael Maier (1568). After him are Agnes Bernauer (1410), Pam Ferris (1948), Flavia Julia Constantia (290), Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels (1648), Hans Albert (1921), and Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse (1244).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Heinrich Hoffmann ranks 160Before him are Cornelia Funke (1958), Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (1723), Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1772), Carl Zuckmayer (1896), Jakub Bart-Ćišinski (1856), and Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715). After him are Ursula Kuczynski (1907), Mina Witkojc (1893), August von Platen-Hallermünde (1796), Martin Walser (1927), George Mosse (1918), and Armin T. Wegner (1886).