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Hugo von Hofmannsthal

1874 - 1929

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Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann von Hofmannsthal (German: [ˈhuːɡo fɔn ˈhoːfmanstaːl]; 1 February 1874 – 15 July 1929) was an Austrian novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and essayist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo von Hofmannsthal has received more than 333,366 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Hugo von Hofmannsthal is the 523rd most popular writer (down from 518th in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from Austria (down from 114th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Writer.

Hugo von Hofmannsthal is most famous for his poem "The Lord's Prayer" and the libretto for Richard Strauss's opera "Der Rosenkavalier."

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Among writers, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ranks 523 out of 5,755Before him are Fausto Cercignani, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Michel Houellebecq, Ulrich von Hutten, Giacomo Leopardi, and Jostein Gaarder. After him are Ismail Kadare, Giorgos Seferis, Gérard de Nerval, Cassiodorus, Sidney Sheldon, and Lesya Ukrainka.

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Among people born in 1874, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ranks 24Before him are Sunjong of Korea, Gertrude Stein, G. K. Chesterton, Ernest Shackleton, Nikolai Berdyaev, and Talaat Pasha. After him are Nicholas Roerich, August Krogh, Gustav Holst, Konstantin Päts, Karl Kraus, and Antanas Smetona. Among people deceased in 1929, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ranks 10Before him are Gustav Stresemann, Herman Hollerith, Bernhard von Bülow, Emile Berliner, Sergei Diaghilev, and Wilhelm Maybach. After him are Prince Maximilian of Baden, Thorstein Veblen, Aby Warburg, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, and Otto Liman von Sanders.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ranks 130 out of 1,237Before him are Leopold, Duke of Lorraine (1679), Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886), Dietrich Mateschitz (1944), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Helmut Berger (1944), and Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria (1756). After him are Ivan Illich (1926), Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este (1754), Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Maria Josepha of Austria (1699), Anna Maria Mozart (1720), and Hans Selye (1907).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ranks 11Before him are Robert Musil (1880), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Sándor Márai (1900), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), and Paula Hitler (1896). After him are Georg Trakl (1887), Gustav Meyrink (1868), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Hermann Broch (1886), Edward Bernays (1891), and Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797).