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Heinrich Kramer

1430 - 1505

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Heinrich Kramer (c. 1430 – 1505), also known under the Latinized name Henricus Institor, was a German churchman and inquisitor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Kramer has received more than 234,040 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinrich Kramer is the 808th most popular writer (up from 837th in 2019), the 896th most popular biography from France (up from 942nd in 2019) and the 129th most popular French Writer.

Heinrich Kramer was a German inquisitor and author of the Malleus Maleficarum, which was published in 1487. The Malleus Maleficarum was a handbook for identifying, punishing, and controlling witches and heretics.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Heinrich Kramer ranks 808 out of 5,794Before him are Stefan George, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Publilius Syrus, Kang Youwei, David Irving, and Johann Kaspar Lavater. After him are Tao Yuanming, Frank Wedekind, John Fowles, Pope Dionysius of Alexandria, Madame de La Fayette, and Anne Rice.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1430, Heinrich Kramer ranks 6Before him are Giovanni Bellini, Margaret of Anjou, Antonello da Messina, James II of Scotland, and Carlo Crivelli. After him are Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Cosimo Tura, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Antoine Busnois, Justus van Gent, and Francesco Laurana. Among people deceased in 1505, Heinrich Kramer ranks 6Before him are Ivan III of Russia, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, Hongzhi Emperor, Al-Suyuti, and Jacob Obrecht. After him are Elizabeth of Austria, Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Ascanio Sforza, Johannes Widmann, and Jean Hey.

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In France

Among people born in France, Heinrich Kramer ranks 896 out of 5,234Before him are Robert Guérin (1876), Robert IV of Sablé (1150), Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657), Stéphane Audran (1932), Lucien Laurent (1907), and Alphonse Bertillon (1853). After him are Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (1292), Antoine Bourdelle (1861), Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), Paul Landowski (1875), Madame de La Fayette (1634), and Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Heinrich Kramer ranks 129Before him are Maurice Denis (1870), Philippe Ariès (1914), Antoine Galland (1646), Georges Bernanos (1888), Edmond de Goncourt (1822), and Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657). After him are Madame de La Fayette (1634), Chevalier d'Éon (1728), Jean Anouilh (1910), Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), Ève Curie (1904), and Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626).