Johannes Tauler

1300 - 1361

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Johannes Tauler OP (c. 1300 – 16 June 1361) was a German mystic, a Roman Catholic priest and a theologian. A disciple of Meister Eckhart, he belonged to the Dominican order. Tauler was known as one of the most important Rhineland mystics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Tauler has received more than 130,087 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Johannes Tauler is the 1,016th most popular writer (down from 930th in 2019), the 1,183rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,047th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Writer.

Johannes Tauler is most famous for being one of the most influential Christian mystics in the late Middle Ages.

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Among writers, Johannes Tauler ranks 1,016 out of 5,755Before him are Bernard Cornwell, Andrew of Crete, Nicolas Chamfort, Ernesto Sabato, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and Namdev. After him are Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Comtessa de Dia, Dobrica Ćosić, Tibor Sekelj, Harry Mulisch, and Titus Pomponius Atticus.

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Among people born in 1300, Johannes Tauler ranks 8Before him are Gaykhatu, Nogai Khan, Mesud II, Baydu, Masamune, and Jani Beg. After him are Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, Jaunutis, Al-Mustansir, Guillaume de Beaujeu, Guy de Chauliac, and Vytenis. Among people deceased in 1361, Johannes Tauler ranks 4Before him are Jean Buridan, Philippe de Vitry, and Philip I, Duke of Burgundy. After him are Louis V, Duke of Bavaria, Blanche of Bourbon, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, Ingeborg of Norway, and Giovanni Dolfin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Johannes Tauler ranks 1,183 out of 6,011Before him are Desireless (1952), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Nicolas Chamfort (1741), Christophe Plantin (1520), Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse (1678), and Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401). After him are Comtessa de Dia (1175), Charibert II (618), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Étienne Bézout (1730), Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), and Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Johannes Tauler ranks 153Before him are Charles Nodier (1780), Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737), Jean-Claude Carrière (1931), Paulinus of Nola (354), Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), and Nicolas Chamfort (1741). After him are Comtessa de Dia (1175), Julien Green (1900), Sonia Rykiel (1930), Robert de Montesquiou (1855), Adalberon (947), and Madeleine de Scudéry (1607).