Isaac Casaubon

1559 - 1614

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Isaac Casaubon (; French: [kazobɔ̃]; 18 February 1559 – 1 July 1614) was a classical scholar and philologist, first in France and then later in England. His son Méric Casaubon was also a classical scholar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaac Casaubon has received more than 150,362 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Isaac Casaubon is the 3,346th most popular writer (down from 1,821st in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 178th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Swiss Writer.

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Notable Works

Animadversionum in Athenaei Deipnosophistas
Isaaci Casauboni De rebus sacris & ecclesiasticis exercitationes XVI
Biography, Church history, Early works to 1800
Isaaci Casavboni Animadversionvm in Athenaei Dipnosophistas libri qvindecim
Ephemerides Isaaci Casauboni
Biography, Calvinists

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Over the past year Isaac Casaubon has had the most page views in the with 20,928 views, followed by French (2,832), and German (2,681). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (96.58%), Greek (57.30%), and Slovenian (30.34%)


Among writers, Isaac Casaubon ranks 3,346 out of 7,302Before him are Tarabai Shinde, Henry Becque, Yu Hua, Abu Ali Bal'ami, Francesco de Sanctis, and David Crystal. After him are Cornelis Tromp, Valerius Antias, John Ford, Karl Ove Knausgård, Eysteinn Erlendsson, and Morgan Robertson.

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Among people born in 1559, Isaac Casaubon ranks 10Before him are Ishida Mitsunari, Lawrence of Brindisi, Catherine de Bourbon, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Cigoli, and Philip II, Margrave of Baden-Baden. After him is George Chapman. Among people deceased in 1614, Isaac Casaubon ranks 13Before him are Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Philipp Ludwig, Count Palatine of Neuburg, Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Luís Vaz de Torres, François de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, and Man Singh I. After him are Sibylla of Anhalt, and Felice Anerio.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 345 out of 1,015Before him are Georges Cottier (1922), Hector Hodler (1887), Claude Goretta (1929), Gustav Wiederkehr (1905), Maximilian Ulysses Browne (1705), and Liselotte Pulver (1929). After him are Bertrand Piccard (1958), Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), François Le Fort (1656), Gottfried Diener (1926), Klaus Huber (1924), and Ella Maillart (1903).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 31Before him are Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Peter Bieri (1944), Arthur Cravan (1887), Edmond Privat (1889), and Niklaus Manuel Deutsch (1484). After him are Ella Maillart (1903), Françoise Giroud (1916), Theodore Bibliander (1500), Philippe Jaccottet (1925), Robert Pinget (1919), and Fleur Jaeggy (1940).