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Johannes Meursius

1579 - 1639

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Johannes Meursius (van Meurs) (9 February 1579 – 20 September 1639) was a Dutch classical scholar and antiquary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Meursius has received more than 25,237 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Johannes Meursius is the 324th most popular historian (down from 263rd in 2019), the 612th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 514th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Dutch Historian.

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Johannes Meursius ranks 324 out of 561Before him are Jean-Baptiste Du Halde, Mikhail Pogodin, Cadmus of Miletus, Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Hafiz-i Abru, and Abu Shama. After him are Friedrich Kittler, Gerhard Friedrich Müller, Heinrich Gelzer, Deborah Lipstadt, Donald Keene, and Julien Ries.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1579, Johannes Meursius ranks 12Before him are Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Carlo Saraceni, Jens Munk, John Fletcher, Juan Pablo Bonet, and Marie of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. After him are Luis Vélez de Guevara, Chimalpahin, and John Ogilvie. Among people deceased in 1639, Johannes Meursius ranks 14Before him are Martin Opitz, Augusta of Denmark, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, John Ford, and Chen Jiru.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Johannes Meursius ranks 612 out of 1,646Before him are Björn Kuipers (1973), Wim Eijk (1953), Coen Moulijn (1937), Willeke Alberti (1945), Johannes Burman (1707), and Willem Johan Kolff (1911). After him are Arend Heyting (1898), Willem Roelofs (1822), Diederik Korteweg (1848), Victor Marijnen (1917), Ibrahim Afellay (1986), and Henk Groot (1938).

Among HISTORIANS In Netherlands

Among historians born in Netherlands, Johannes Meursius ranks 5Before him are Johan Huizinga (1872), Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798), Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563), and Reinhart Dozy (1820). After him are Martin van Creveld (1946).