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Jacob Stainer

1619 - 1683

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Jacob Stainer (c. 1618–1683) was the earliest and best known Austrian and Germanic luthier. His violins were sought after by famous 17th- and 18th-century musicians and composers including Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and George Simon-Lohein.Stainer was born and died in Absam, in present-day Austria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob Stainer has received more than 134,011 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacob Stainer is the 6,740th most popular politician (down from 6,606th in 2019), the 417th most popular biography from Austria (down from 415th in 2019) and the 130th most popular Austrian Politician.

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Among politicians, Jacob Stainer ranks 6,740 out of 15,577Before him are Oleg Gordievsky, Vukan Nemanjić, Bethuel, Birendra of Nepal, Neferkahor, and Mahinda Rajapaksa. After him are Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Ahilyabai Holkar, Shutruk-Nakhunte, Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans, Tokugawa Ieyoshi, and Álvaro Cunhal.

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Among people born in 1619, Jacob Stainer ranks 12Before him are Barbara Strozzi, Francesco Morosini, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, Willem Kalf, Philips Wouwerman, and Anna Catherine Constance Vasa. After him are Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Princess Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg, Matthias Weckmann, Wang Fuzhi, Johann Rosenmüller, and Philip de Koninck. Among people deceased in 1683, Jacob Stainer ranks 10Before him are Kara Mustafa Pasha, Afonso VI of Portugal, Guarino Guarini, Louis, Count of Vermandois, Maria Francisca of Savoy, and Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem. After him are Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg, Juraj Križanić, John Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, John Owen, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, and Izaak Walton.

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Among people born in Austria, Jacob Stainer ranks 417 out of 1,237Before him are Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe (1833), Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić (1874), Emil Artin (1898), Franz von Liszt (1851), Helene Weigel (1900), and Maria Theresa of Austria (1801). After him are Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria (1689), Robert Stolz (1880), Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715), Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria (1576), Wolfgang Schüssel (1945), and Hans Ledwinka (1878).

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