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 16,919 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Johannes Meursius is the 234th most popular historian (down from 193rd in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 427th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Historian.

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Among historians, Johannes Meursius ranks 234 out of 341Before him are Julien Ries, Lyubomir Miletich, Moritz Cantor, Charles Barbier de Meynard, André Clot, and Frederick Jackson Turner. After him are Ivane Javakhishvili, Walter Laqueur, Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Alexander Kazhdan, Stephen E. Ambrose, and Natalie Zemon Davis.

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Among people born in 1579, Johannes Meursius ranks 9Before him are Tokugawa Hidetada, Martin de Porres, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, John Fletcher, Jens Munk, and Juan Pablo Bonet. After him are Luis Vélez de Guevara and John Ogilvie. Among people deceased in 1639, Johannes Meursius ranks 12Before him are Roelant Savery, Martin Opitz, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Stefano Landi, Augusta of Denmark, and John Ford. After him is Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Johannes Meursius ranks 496 out of 1,209Before him are George Knobel (1922), Dirk Brouwer (1902), Neelie Kroes (1941), Richard Witschge (1969), Frits Bolkestein (1933), and Louis Andriessen (1939). After him are Tim Krabbé (1943), Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876), Kees Verkerk (1942), Carice van Houten (1976), Cornelis Lely (1854), and Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885).

Among HISTORIANS In Netherlands

Among historians born in Netherlands, Johannes Meursius ranks 4Before him are Johan Huizinga (1872), Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563), and Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (1798). After him are Reinhart Dozy (1820).