Jernej Kopitar

1780 - 1844

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Jernej Kopitar, also known as Bartholomeus Kopitar (21 August 1780 – 11 August 1844), was a Slovene linguist and philologist working in Vienna. He also worked as the Imperial censor for Slovene literature in Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jernej Kopitar has received more than 39,115 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Jernej Kopitar is the 1,175th most popular writer (down from 1,072nd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 16th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Slovene Writer.

Jernej Kopitar was a Slovenian astronomer and mathematician who is most famous for his work on the orbit of planets.

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Among writers, Jernej Kopitar ranks 1,175 out of 5,794Before him are Wilhelm Weitling, Lucius Accius, Georgi Markov, Sonia Rykiel, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, and Velimir Khlebnikov. After him are Joyce Carol Oates, Theodor Storm, Michel Tournier, Martha Gellhorn, Tahar Ben Jelloun, and Xavier de Maistre.

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Among people born in 1780, Jernej Kopitar ranks 11Before him are Miloš Obrenović, Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Sacagawea, Charles Nodier, and Jules de Polignac. After him are Karl Nesselrode, Ranjit Singh, Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg, Bernardino Rivadavia, Charles Maturin, and Clarke Abel. Among people deceased in 1844, Jernej Kopitar ranks 14Before him are Ivan Krylov, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Flora Tristan, Ching Shih, and Charles Nodier. After him are Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily, Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia, Henri Gatien Bertrand, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, William Beckford, and Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Jernej Kopitar ranks 15 out of 247Before him are Melania Trump (1970), Milan Kučan (1941), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Franz Miklosich (1813), Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), and Ivan Cankar (1876). After him are Borut Pahor (1963), Janez Janša (1958), Santorio Santorio (1561), Primož Trubar (1508), Janez Drnovšek (1950), and Thomas Luckmann (1927).

Among WRITERS In Slovenia

Among writers born in Slovenia, Jernej Kopitar ranks 3Before him are France Prešeren (1800) and Ivan Cankar (1876). After him are Sigismund von Herberstein (1486), Drago Jančar (1948), Edvard Kocbek (1904), Stanko Vraz (1810), Alma Karlin (1889), Louis Adamic (1898), Oton Župančič (1878), Srečko Kosovel (1904), and Count Anton Alexander von Auersperg (1806).