Hermann Wissmann

1853 - 1905

Hermann Wissmann

Hermann Wilhelm Leopold Ludwig Wissmann, after 1890 Hermann von Wissmann (4 September 1853 – 15 June 1905), was a German explorer and administrator in Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Wissmann has received more than 31,018 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 251st most popular explorer.

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Among explorers, Hermann Wissmann ranks 252 out of 367Before him are Friedrich Welwitsch, Eusebio Kino, Louis Jolliet, Georgy Sedov, Eduard von Toll, and Hugh Clapperton. After him are Pierre Poivre, Ippolito Rosellini, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Douglas Mawson, Grigory Potanin, and Francisco Moreno.

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Among people born in 1853, Hermann Wissmann ranks 51Before him are Vladimir Kokovtsov, Ernst Otto Beckmann, Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Antonio Maura, Teresa Carreño, and Elihu Thomson. After him are Karl von Einem, André Messager, Florentino Ameghino, Evgraf Fedorov, Jaroslav Vrchlický, and José Santos Zelaya. Among people deceased in 1905, Hermann Wissmann ranks 43Before him are George MacDonald, Pedro Américo, Julius Oppert, Amalie Skram, Charles Renard, and Máximo Gómez. After him are Henrik Sjöberg, Kārlis Baumanis, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, Theodoros Diligiannis, Debendranath Tagore, and Rudolf von Alt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann Wissmann ranks 2,410 out of 3,763Before him are Doro (1964), Otto Nerz (1892), Gregor Gysi (1948), Alfred Abel (1879), Klaus Augenthaler (1957), and Edgar Hilsenrath (1926). After him are Conrad Böcker (1870), Gottfried Kirch (1639), Richard Dehmel (1863), Paul Friedrich August Ascherson (1834), Günter Eich (1907), and Walther Gerlach (1889).

Among EXPLORERS In Germany

Among explorers born in Germany, Hermann Wissmann ranks 14Before him are Otto Finsch (1839), Nikolaus Federmann (1505), John Sutter (1803), Ludwig Leichhardt (1813), Karl Weyprecht (1838), and Carl Peters (1856). After him are Adolf Lüderitz (1834), Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs (1831), Albert von Le Coq (1860), and Johannes Rebmann (1820).

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