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Hermann Oldenberg

1854 - 1920

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Hermann Oldenberg (31 October 1854 – 18 March 1920) was a German scholar of Indology, and Professor at Kiel (1898) and Göttingen (1908). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Oldenberg has received more than 50,553 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hermann Oldenberg is the 383rd most popular historian (down from 302nd in 2019), the 4,435th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,881st in 2019) and the 48th most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Hermann Oldenberg ranks 383 out of 339Before her are Rudolph Rummel, Timothy Garton Ash, Charles A. Beard, Minhaj-i-Siraj, Kenneth Clark, and Alfred W. Crosby. After her are Arthur Smith Woodward, Florian Cajori, Christopher Browning, Robert Service, Carroll Quigley, and Abd-al-Razzāq Samarqandī.

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Among people born in 1854, Hermann Oldenberg ranks 97Before her are Robert Borden, Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt, Petros Protopapadakis, Théodore Flournoy, Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, and Jan Sztolcman. After her are Aristarkh Belopolsky, Giuseppe Veronese, William C. Gorgas, Gottlieb Haberlandt, Hans Jæger, and Dukinfield Henry Scott. Among people deceased in 1920, Hermann Oldenberg ranks 101Before her are Alberto Nepomuceno, Nataliya Kobrynska, Arthur Johnson, Ludwig Ganghofer, William de Wiveleslie Abney, and Daniel Kelly. After her are Olive Schreiner, Terence MacSwiney, Max Fürbringer, Benigno Ferreira, Mary Katharine Brandegee, and Federigo Tozzi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann Oldenberg ranks 4,435 out of 6,142Before her are Holger Badstuber (1989), Karl Jatho (1873), Gisela Arendt (1918), Sven Ulreich (1988), Carl Mayet (1810), and Günter de Bruyn (1926). After her are Ludwig Stubbendorf (1906), Despina Vandi (1969), Hermann Volk (1903), Dietrich Thurau (1954), Frank Mill (1958), and August W. Eichler (1839).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Hermann Oldenberg ranks 48Before her are Gerhard Ritter (1888), Joseph Hergenröther (1824), Heinrich Ewald (1803), Peter Gay (1923), Nikolaus Pevsner (1902), and Walter Jens (1923). After her are Rainer Zitelmann (1957), Oliver Grau (1965), and Gerhard Weinberg (1928).