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Johan Ludvig Runeberg

1804 - 1877

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Johan Ludvig Runeberg (Finland Swedish: [ˈjuːhɑn ˈlʉdːviɡ ˈrʉːnebærj]; 5 February 1804 – 6 May 1877) was a Finnish priest, lyric and epic poet. He wrote exclusively in Swedish. He is considered a national poet of Finland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Ludvig Runeberg has received more than 203,355 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Johan Ludvig Runeberg is the 957th most popular writer (up from 1,020th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Finland (up from 34th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Finnish Writer.

Johan Ludvig Runeberg is most famous for his poem "Vårt land" which is the national anthem of Finland.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among writers, Johan Ludvig Runeberg ranks 957 out of 5,755Before him are Aristarchus of Samothrace, Klaus Ebner, Aron Nimzowitsch, Marko Marulić, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, and Benito Pérez Galdós. After him are Alfred Thayer Mahan, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Eleanor H. Porter, Khaled Hosseini, Abdulrazak Gurnah, and Juan Antonio Villacañas.

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Among people born in 1804, Johan Ludvig Runeberg ranks 20Before him are John Deere, Mongkut, Marie Taglioni, Eugène Sue, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve. After him are Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily, Carl von Rokitansky, Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora, Ludwig von Benedek, Eduard Mörike, and Duke Alexander of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1877, Johan Ludvig Runeberg ranks 11Before him are Urbain Le Verrier, Crazy Horse, Henry Fox Talbot, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, and Gustav, Prince of Vasa. After him are Hermann Grassmann, Sophie of Württemberg, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Juan Manuel de Rosas, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Johan Ludvig Runeberg ranks 32 out of 642Before him are Mikael Agricola (1510), Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865), Vissarion Belinsky (1811), Mika Häkkinen (1968), Linus Torvalds (1969), and Mauno Koivisto (1923). After him are Kyösti Kallio (1873), Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Matti Nykänen (1963), Hannes Kolehmainen (1889), Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865), and Hjalmar Siilasvuo (1892).

Among WRITERS In Finland

Among writers born in Finland, Johan Ludvig Runeberg ranks 6Before him are Tove Jansson (1914), Mika Waltari (1908), Frans Eemil Sillanpää (1888), Arto Paasilinna (1942), and Mikael Agricola (1510). After him are Aleksis Kivi (1834), Zachris Topelius (1818), Väinö Linna (1920), Eino Leino (1878), Minna Canth (1844), and Juhani Aho (1861).