Kristjan Jaak Peterson

1801 - 1822

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Kristian Jaak Peterson (14 March [O.S. 2 March] 1801, Riga – 4 August [O.S. 23 July] 1822, Riga), also known as Christian Jacob Petersohn, was an Estonian poet, commonly regarded as a herald of Estonian national literature and the founder of modern Estonian poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kristjan Jaak Peterson has received more than 55,714 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Kristjan Jaak Peterson is the 2,791st most popular writer (up from 2,962nd in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 76th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Latvian Writer.

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Laulud ; Päevaraamat
Laulud ja päevaraamat
Authors, Estonian, Biography, Estonian Authors

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Over the past year Kristjan Jaak Peterson has had the most page views in the with 18,136 views, followed by English (6,054), and Russian (3,040). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (383.33%), Catalan (96.67%), and Basque (83.04%)


Among writers, Kristjan Jaak Peterson ranks 2,791 out of 7,302Before him are Kamo no Chōmei, Matthías Jochumsson, Tadeusz Różewicz, Philitas of Cos, James Herriot, and Symeon of Polotsk. After him are Juvencus, Daniël Heinsius, Malwida von Meysenbug, Macropedius, Takiji Kobayashi, and Vyacheslav Ivanov.

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Among people born in 1801, Kristjan Jaak Peterson ranks 46Before him are Armand Trousseau, Émile Littré, Vincenzo Gioberti, Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Hippolyte Bayard, and Richard Parkes Bonington. After him are Charles Elliot, Pedro Santana, Coenraad Johannes van Houten, Christian Dietrich Grabbe, Eugène Burnouf, and Joseph Ludwig Raabe. Among people deceased in 1822, Kristjan Jaak Peterson ranks 24Before him are Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Slimane of Morocco, Bathilde d'Orléans, Platon Zubov, Dmitry Levitzky, and Józef Wybicki. After him are Cheung Po Tsai, Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti, Edward Daniel Clarke, Duke Eugen of Württemberg, and Hồ Xuân Hương.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Kristjan Jaak Peterson ranks 70 out of 323Before him are Vilis Lācis (1904), Maria Skobtsova (1891), Alfred Neuland (1895), Vasiliy Ulrikh (1889), Alberts Kviesis (1881), and Anatole Abragam (1914). After him are Tatjana Ždanoka (1950), Karl Eichwald (1795), Wessel Freytag von Loringhoven (1899), Cēzars Ozers (1937), Nikolay Lossky (1870), and Ivars Godmanis (1951).

Among WRITERS In Latvia

Among writers born in Latvia, Kristjan Jaak Peterson ranks 9Before him are Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), Barbara von Krüdener (1764), Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1876), Aspazija (1865), Vilis Lācis (1904), and Maria Skobtsova (1891). After him are Anšlavs Eglītis (1906), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Krišjānis Barons (1835), Vizma Belševica (1931), Zenta Mauriņa (1897), and Rūdolfs Blaumanis (1863).