Hermann Paul

1846 - 1921

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Hermann Otto Theodor Paul (August 7, 1846, Salbke – December 29, 1921, Munich) was a German philologist, linguist and lexicographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Paul has received more than 24,913 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Hermann Paul is the 51st most popular linguist (down from 46th in 2019), the 1,926th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,592nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular German Linguist.

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Among linguists, Hermann Paul ranks 51 out of 160Before him are Abu al-Aswad al-Du'ali, Friedrich Christian Diez, Charles Bally, George Lakoff, Karl Lachmann, and Vilhelm Thomsen. After him are Vatroslav Jagić, Robert Morrison, Ghil'ad Zuckermann, August Leskien, Boris Kolker, and Michael Halliday.

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Among people born in 1846, Hermann Paul ranks 33Before him are Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Naim Frashëri, Paolo Tosti, Nectarios of Aegina, Mariam Baouardy, and Anna Dostoevskaya. After him are Boutros Ghali, Lars Magnus Ericsson, Antonio Abetti, Jambyl Jabayev, Riccardo Drigo, and Oskar Backlund. Among people deceased in 1921, Hermann Paul ranks 45Before him are Yan Fu, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Georg Ritter von Schönerer, Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Max Dvořák, and Adolf von Hildebrand. After him are Lady Randolph Churchill, Subramania Bharati, Colin Archer, Said Halim Pasha, Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Émile Boutroux.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann Paul ranks 1,926 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1783), Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630), William III, Landgrave of Thuringia (1425), Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony (1730), and Heinrich Eberbach (1895). After him are Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1688), Helmuth Plessner (1892), Heinz G. Konsalik (1921), Andreas Osiander (1498), Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1579), and Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Hermann Paul ranks 12Before him are Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Michel Bréal (1832), Vasily Radlov (1837), Friedrich Christian Diez (1794), and Karl Lachmann (1793). After him are August Leskien (1840), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), Jost Gippert (1956), Carl Brockelmann (1868), Alexander Gode (1906), and Adolf Erman (1854).