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Kaspar Hauser

1812 - 1833

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Kaspar Hauser (30 April 1812 – 17 December 1833) was a German youth who claimed to have grown up in the total isolation of a darkened cell. Hauser's claims, and his subsequent death from a stab wound to his left breast, sparked much debate and controversy. Theories propounded at the time identified him as a member of the grand ducal House of Baden, hidden away because of royal intrigue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaspar Hauser has received more than 1,689,912 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Kaspar Hauser is the 6th most popular celebrity (down from 5th in 2019).

Kaspar Hauser was a German boy who was found in 1828 in Nuremberg, Germany. He was unable to speak or walk and had to be carried everywhere. He claimed that he had been kept in a dark dungeon for most of his life and had been given only bread and water.

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Among celebrities, Kaspar Hauser ranks 6 out of 181Before him are Ötzi, Wallis Simpson, Jeanne Calment, Phineas Gage, and Lisa del Giocondo. After him are Robert Wadlow, Simonetta Vespucci, Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, Black Dahlia, and Empress Michiko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1812, Kaspar Hauser ranks 2Before him is Charles Dickens. After him are Théodore Rousseau, Johann Gottfried Galle, Alexander Herzen, Truganini, Ivan Goncharov, Louise of Orléans, Moses Hess, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Ascanio Sobrero, and Maria Cristina of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1833, Kaspar Hauser ranks 2Before him is Nicéphore Niépce. After him are Ferdinand VII of Spain, Richard Trevithick, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Seraphim of Sarov, Marie-Antoine Carême, Ram Mohan Roy, Hugh Glass, William Wilberforce, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, and Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach.

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