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Johann Jakob Bodmer

1698 - 1783

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Johann Jakob Bodmer (19 July 1698 – 2 January 1783) was a Swiss author, academic, critic and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Jakob Bodmer has received more than 31,611 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Johann Jakob Bodmer is the 2,127th most popular writer (down from 1,880th in 2019), the 215th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 182nd in 2019) and the 21st most popular Swiss Writer.

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Among writers, Johann Jakob Bodmer ranks 2,127 out of 5,755Before him are Jacques Collin de Plancy, Asclepiades of Samos, Erich Mühsam, Zbigniew Herbert, Ottavio Rinuccini, and Aloysius Bertrand. After him are Ding Ling, Gabriel Matzneff, Archibald Gracie IV, Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani, Quadratus of Athens, and Elena Poniatowska.

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Among people born in 1698, Johann Jakob Bodmer ranks 13Before him are Pierre Bouguer, Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Erik Pontoppidan, and Jean Calas. After him are Pyotr Saltykov, Giacomo Ceruti, George Browne, Giambattista Lolli, and Henry Baker. Among people deceased in 1783, Johann Jakob Bodmer ranks 13Before him are Yosa Buson, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Benedict Joseph Labre, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, and Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Johann Kirnberger, Christian Mayer, Ignaz Holzbauer, Gerhard Friedrich Müller, William Hunter, and Capability Brown.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Johann Jakob Bodmer ranks 215 out of 876Before him are André Abegglen (1909), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Pascal Couchepin (1942), Jean Ziegler (1934), Carlo Fontana (1638), and Jost Amman (1539). After him are Heinrich Glarean (1488), Jean Vanier (1928), Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (1718), Ubol Ratana (1951), Louis of Cyprus (1436), and Eugène Grasset (1845).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Johann Jakob Bodmer ranks 21Before him are Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878), Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Alfonsina Storni (1892), Rodolphe Töpffer (1799), Notker the Stammerer (840), and Isaac Casaubon (1559). After him are Heinrich Glarean (1488), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825), Emma Jung (1882), Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), and Arthur Cravan (1887).