Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim

1701 - 1790

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Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim (January 27, 1701 – September 2, 1790) was a German historian and theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim has received more than 24,057 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim is the 172nd most popular historian (up from 267th in 2019), the 2,410th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,348th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Historian.

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Among historians, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim ranks 172 out of 561Before him are Guibert of Nogent, Baha ad-Din ibn Shaddad, Edgar Quinet, Sozomen, Ernst Kantorowicz, and Karl Krumbacher. After him are Howard Zinn, Charles Diehl, Anthony Blunt, Michael Glykas, Joseph Klausner, and Pei Songzhi.

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Among people born in 1701, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim ranks 9Before him are Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, Maria Amalia of Austria, Charles Marie de La Condamine, Pietro Longhi, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, and Sharaku. After him are Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo, Johan Agrell, Nicolai Eigtved, Dmitry Laptev, Wu Jingzi, and Johann Jakob Breitinger. Among people deceased in 1790, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim ranks 12Before him are Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, Johann Bernhard Basedow, András Hadik, Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Mohammed ben Abdallah, and Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha. After him are William Cullen, Jacob Christian Schäffer, Johann II Bernoulli, Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina, Duchess of Massa, William Livingston, and Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim ranks 2,410 out of 7,253Before him are Hans Albers (1891), August von Platen-Hallermünde (1796), Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662), Karl Krumbacher (1856), Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1522), and Erich Topp (1914). After him are Friedrich Christian Diez (1794), Heinrich Bär (1913), Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Princess Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1797), and Heinz Rühmann (1902).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim ranks 22Before him are Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Jan Assmann (1938), Helmold (1120), Hermann Abert (1871), and Karl Krumbacher (1856). After him are Gustav Hugo (1764), Karl Lamprecht (1856), Friedrich Meinecke (1862), Moritz Cantor (1829), Johannes Aventinus (1477), and Gerardus Vossius (1577).