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Ignaz von Born

1742 - 1791

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Ignaz Edler von Born, also known as Ignatius von Born (Hungarian: Born Ignác, Romanian: Ignațiu von Born, Czech: Ignác Born) (26 December 1742 in Alba Iulia, Grand Principality of Transylvania, Habsburg monarchy – 24 July 1791 in Vienna), was a mineralogist and metallurgist. He was a prominent freemason, being head of Vienna's lodge and an influential anti-clerical writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignaz von Born has received more than 38,944 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ignaz von Born is the 9,033rd most popular politician (down from 8,481st in 2019), the 165th most popular biography from Romania (down from 162nd in 2019) and the 66th most popular Romanian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ignaz von Born ranks 9,033 out of 15,577Before him are Chea Sim, Johan Ferrier, Pausanias of Macedon, Huai of Xia, Alexander Novikov, and Artur London. After him are Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Gheorghe Tătărescu, Seán MacBride, Carlos Westendorp, Wilhelm von Mirbach, and Arturo Umberto Illia.

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Among people born in 1742, Ignaz von Born ranks 13Before him are Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas Leblanc, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, Dositej Obradović, François Laurent d'Arlandes, and Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart. After him are Charlotte von Stein, Pōmare I, Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard, Johan Herman Wessel, and David Bushnell. Among people deceased in 1791, Ignaz von Born ranks 9Before him are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, John Wesley, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Étienne Maurice Falconet, Jacob Frank, and Joseph Gaertner. After him are Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart, João de Loureiro, Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa, Francesca Lebrun, Besiki, and Johan Andreas Murray.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Ignaz von Born ranks 165 out of 665Before him are Ulpia Severina (300), Vazgen I (1908), Arthur Arz von Straußenburg (1857), Mihail Sadoveanu (1880), Dan Petrescu (1967), and Julius Popper (1857). After him are Gheorghe Tătărescu (1886), Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen (1906), Péter Pázmány (1570), István Bethlen (1874), Stephen Pongracz (1582), and Constantin Prezan (1861).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Ignaz von Born ranks 66Before him are Ibrahim Muteferrika (1674), Octavian Goga (1881), Victor Stănculescu (1928), Manea Mănescu (1916), Constantin Ion Parhon (1874), and Ulpia Severina (300). After him are Gheorghe Tătărescu (1886), István Bethlen (1874), Francis I Rákóczi (1645), Nicholas Alexander of Wallachia (null), Barbu Știrbey (1872), and Michael II Apafi (1676).