Johann Arndt

1555 - 1621

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Johann Arndt (or Arnd; 27 December 1555 – 11 May 1621) was a German Lutheran theologian who wrote several influential books of devotional Christianity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Arndt has received more than 66,954 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johann Arndt is the 934th most popular religious figure (down from 885th in 2019), the 1,320th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,121st in 2019) and the 31st most popular German Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Johann Arndt ranks 934 out of 2,272Before him are Walter Kasper, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Mark of Ephesus, Killing of Peter Fechter, and Johann Eck. After him are Lothair II of Italy, Antipope Honorius II, Gerard of Csanád, Giuseppe Siri, Eulalia of Barcelona, and Alessandro Farnese.

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Among people born in 1555, Johann Arndt ranks 5Before him are Francis, Duke of Anjou, Ludovico Carracci, Edward Kelley, and François de Malherbe. After him are Naresuan, Konishi Yukinaga, Andreas Libavius, Louise de Coligny, Dong Qichang, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon, and Giovanni Antonio Magini. Among people deceased in 1621, Johann Arndt ranks 12Before him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Michael Praetorius, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Cristofano Allori, and Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania. After him are Antoine de Montchrestien, Ambrosius Bosschaert, Catherine Stenbock, Jan Jesenius, Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī, and Ottavio Rinuccini.

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Among people born in Germany, Johann Arndt ranks 1,320 out of 5,289Before him are Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine (1661), George, Duke of Saxony (1471), Max Immelmann (1890), Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1732), Sepp Herberger (1897), and Johann Eck (1486). After him are Elisabeth of the Palatinate (1618), Gustav Noske (1868), Albrecht Penck (1858), Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1680), Oskar Morgenstern (1902), and Frederick II, Elector Palatine (1482).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Johann Arndt ranks 31Before him are Barbara Blomberg (1527), Rupert of Salzburg (650), Severinus of Noricum (410), Walter Kasper (1933), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), and Johann Eck (1486). After him are Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Günter Guillaume (1927), Otto of Bamberg (1060), Mechtilde (1241), Arnold Janssen (1837), and Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744).