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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 130,632 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Isaac Casaubon is the 1,835th most popular writer (up from 2,547th in 2019), the 178th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 251st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Swiss Writer.

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Among writers, Isaac Casaubon ranks 1,835 out of 5,755Before him are Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, Etel Adnan, Lucinda Riley, Théodore de Banville, Joseph Joubert, and Prosper of Aquitaine. After him are Jonas Mekas, Maria Shriver, Eino Leino, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Surdas, and Miklós Nyiszli.

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Among people born in 1559, Isaac Casaubon ranks 7Before him are Nurhaci, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Ishida Mitsunari, Catherine de Bourbon, and Lawrence of Brindisi. After him are Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Cigoli, Philip II, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and George Chapman. Among people deceased in 1614, Isaac Casaubon ranks 9Before him are Lavinia Fontana, Camillus de Lellis, Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Marina Mniszech, Mavro Orbini, and Philipp Ludwig, Count Palatine of Neuburg. After him are Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Luís Vaz de Torres, François de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, Felice Anerio, and Man Singh I.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 178 out of 876Before him are Jonas Furrer (1805), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Walter H. Schottky (1886), Notker the Stammerer (840), Michel Simon (1895), and Umberto Agnelli (1934). After him are Leonardo Conti (1900), Alexander Schallenberg (1969), Edwin Fischer (1886), Auguste Forel (1848), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), and Hugo Koblet (1925).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Isaac Casaubon ranks 20Before him are Annemarie Schwarzenbach (1908), Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878), Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Alfonsina Storni (1892), Rodolphe Töpffer (1799), and Notker the Stammerer (840). After him are Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698), Heinrich Glarean (1488), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825), Emma Jung (1882), and Jeremias Gotthelf (1797).