Karl Lachmann

1793 - 1851

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Karl Konrad Friedrich Wilhelm Lachmann (German: [ˈlaxman]; 4 March 1793 – 13 March 1851) was a German philologist and critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Lachmann has received more than 46,133 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Karl Lachmann is the 49th most popular linguist, the 1,854th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,687th in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Linguist.

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Among linguists, Karl Lachmann ranks 49 out of 160Before him are Hesychius of Alexandria, Étienne Dolet, Abu al-Aswad al-Du'ali, Friedrich Christian Diez, Charles Bally, and George Lakoff. After him are Vilhelm Thomsen, Hermann Paul, Vatroslav Jagić, Robert Morrison, Ghil'ad Zuckermann, and August Leskien.

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Among people born in 1793, Karl Lachmann ranks 17Before him are Sam Houston, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Thomas Addison, Dost Mohammad Khan, Tokugawa Ieyoshi, and Charles Paul de Kock. After him are Philipp Veit, Constantine Kanaris, Princess Caroline of Denmark, Ludwig Reichenbach, Baldomero Espartero, and George Green. Among people deceased in 1851, Karl Lachmann ranks 21Before him are Rama III, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, John James Audubon, Mikhail Lazarev, Albert Lortzing, and Leopold, Prince of Salerno. After him are Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link, Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta, Lorenz Oken, Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, and Karl Gützlaff.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Lachmann ranks 1,854 out of 5,289Before him are William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1516), Eduard Heine (1821), Friedrich Wieck (1785), Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder (1773), Thomas Müller (1989), and Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria (1386). After him are Christian Ludwig Brehm (1787), Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (1744), Julius Plücker (1801), Erich Topp (1914), Theodor Nöldeke (1836), and Helmold (1120).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Karl Lachmann ranks 11Before him are Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Michel Bréal (1832), Vasily Radlov (1837), and Friedrich Christian Diez (1794). After him are Hermann Paul (1846), August Leskien (1840), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), Jost Gippert (1956), Carl Brockelmann (1868), and Alexander Gode (1906).