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Johann Gustav Droysen

1808 - 1884

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Johann Gustav Bernhard Droysen (; German: [ˈdʁɔʏzn̩]; 6 July 1808 – 19 June 1884) was a German historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Gustav Droysen has received more than 96,286 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Johann Gustav Droysen is the 56th most popular historian (up from 57th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Poland (down from 144th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Historian.

Johann Gustav Droysen is most famous for his work on the history of Alexander the Great.

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Among historians, Johann Gustav Droysen ranks 56 out of 339Before him are John Skylitzes, Marcus Velleius Paterculus, Socrates of Constantinople, Euhemerus, Theopompus, and Justin. After him are Libanius, Francesco Guicciardini, Joseph Justus Scaliger, Quintus Curtius Rufus, Geoffrey of Villehardouin, and Gaston Maspero.

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Among people born in 1808, Johann Gustav Droysen ranks 14Before him are Emir Abdelkader, Frederick VII of Denmark, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Thomas Cook, Gérard de Nerval, and Maria Malibran. After him are David Strauss, Solomon Northup, Carl Spitzweg, Princess Louise of Prussia, Mohammad Shah Qajar, and Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly. Among people deceased in 1884, Johann Gustav Droysen ranks 7Before him are Gregor Mendel, Bedřich Smetana, Maria Anna of Savoy, Marie Taglioni, Paul Morphy, and Elias Lönnrot. After him are Marie Bashkirtseff, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Alfred Brehm, Allan Pinkerton, and Hans Makart.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Johann Gustav Droysen ranks 149 out of 1,454Before him are Maxim Litvinov (1876), Władysław Gomułka (1905), Erich Mendelsohn (1887), Casimir Funk (1884), Daniel Libeskind (1946), and Klaus von Klitzing (1943). After him are Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), Georg Michaelis (1857), Udo Lattek (1935), Christa Wolf (1929), Hanna Schygulla (1943), and Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086).

Among HISTORIANS In Poland

Among historians born in Poland, Johann Gustav Droysen ranks 1After him are Richard Pipes (1923), Ernst Kantorowicz (1895), Otto von Gierke (1841), Gottfried Achenwall (1719), Benzion Netanyahu (1910), Heinrich Graetz (1817), Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821), Walter Laqueur (1921), Zeev Sternhell (1935), Karl Otfried Müller (1797), and Jacob Talmon (1916).