Johann Froben

1460 - 1527

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Johann Froben, in Latin: Johannes Frobenius (and combinations), (c. 1460 – 27 October 1527) was a famous printer, publisher and learned Renaissance humanist in Basel. He was a close friend of Erasmus and cooperated closely with Hans Holbein the Younger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Froben has received more than 32,632 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Johann Froben is the 842nd most popular painter (down from 732nd in 2019), the 2,267th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,784th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Johann Froben ranks 842 out of 1,428. Before him are Christen Købke, Hans Thoma, Eugène Jansson, Candido Portinari, Luca Cambiaso, and Eugène Grasset. After him are Ernst Fuchs, Victorine Meurent, Albrecht Adam, Emanuel Leutze, Toyen, and Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin.

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Among people born in 1460, Johann Froben ranks 21Before him are Geertgen tot Sint Jans, Jacopo de' Barbari, Pedro Navarro, Count of Oliveto, Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Johannes Widmann, and Antoine Brumel. After him are Rodrigo de Bastidas, Svante Nilsson, Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale, Eric Trolle, Thomas Linacre, and William Dunbar. Among people deceased in 1527, Johann Froben ranks 5Before him are Niccolò Machiavelli, Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Diego Columbus, and Juan de Grijalva. After him is Rodrigo de Bastidas.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Froben ranks 2,267 out of 5,289. Before him are Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe (1871), Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (1735), Stefan Effenberg (1968), Heinrich Hoffmann (1809), Joachim Streich (1951), and Alexander Kluge (1932). After him are Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), Jürgen Sparwasser (1948), Henrich Focke (1890), Paul de Lagarde (1827), Andreas Möller (1967), and Brunhilde Pomsel (1911).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Johann Froben ranks 82Before him are Abraham Mignon (1640), Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow (1789), Paul Renner (1878), Ambrosius Holbein (1494), Franz von Lenbach (1836), and Hans Thoma (1839). After him are Albrecht Adam (1786), Emanuel Leutze (1816), Christoph Amberger (1505), Hans von Kulmbach (1476), Ludwig Richter (1803), and Wilhelm Leibl (1844).