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 99,871 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Isaac Casaubon is the 2,549th most popular writer (down from 2,513th in 2019), the 251st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 227th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Swiss Writer.

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Among writers, Isaac Casaubon ranks 2,549 out of 5,794Before him are Paul Goodman, T. H. White, Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani, Jerzy Andrzejewski, Marcin Bielski, and André Salmon. After him are Antal Szerb, Wilfred Owen, Leandro Fernández de Moratín, Isidora Sekulić, Gasparo Contarini, and Yury Tynyanov.

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Among people born in 1559, Isaac Casaubon ranks 8Before him are Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Ishida Mitsunari, Lawrence of Brindisi, Catherine de Bourbon, and Ōtani Yoshitsugu. After him are Cigoli and George Chapman. Among people deceased in 1614, Isaac Casaubon ranks 11Before him are Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Mavro Orbini, Marina Mniszech, Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Philipp Ludwig, Count Palatine of Neuburg, and Luís Vaz de Torres. After him is Felice Anerio.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 251 out of 749Before him are Robert Maillart (1872), Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767), Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672), Hans-Rudolf Merz (1942), Gabriela Andersen-Schiess (1945), and René Burri (1933). After him are Paul Sacher (1906), Vincent Perez (1964), Gilberto Agustoni (1922), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), and Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 25Before him are Notker the Stammerer (840), Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825), Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698), Heinrich Glarean (1488), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), and Jeremias Gotthelf (1797). After him are Arthur Cravan (1887), Peter Bieri (1944), Theodore Bibliander (1500), Philippe Jaccottet (1925), Peter Bichsel (1935), and Fernán Caballero (1796).