WRITER

Kurt Eisner

1867 - 1919

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Kurt Eisner (German pronunciation: [kʊʁt ˈʔaɪsnɐ]; 14 May 1867 – 21 February 1919) was a German politician, revolutionary, journalist, and theatre critic. As a socialist journalist, he organized the socialist revolution that overthrew the Wittelsbach monarchy in Bavaria in November 1918, which led to him being described as "the symbol of the Bavarian revolution". He is used as an example of charismatic authority by Max Weber. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Eisner has received more than 487,529 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Kurt Eisner is the 973rd most popular writer (down from 860th in 2019), the 954th most popular biography from Germany (down from 842nd in 2019) and the 60th most popular German Writer.

Kurt Eisner was a German journalist and socialist who became the first prime minister of the Bavarian Republic. He was assassinated in 1919.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

Der Geheimbund des Zaren: Der Königsberger Prozess wegen Geheimbündelei, Hochverrat gegen ..
Die halbe Macht den Räten
Schuld und sühne
Wilhelm Liebknecht, sein Leben und wirken
Zwischen Kapitalismus und Kommunismus
Welt werde froh!

Page views of Kurt Eisners by language

Over the past year Kurt Eisner has had the most page views in the with 71,488 views, followed by German (70,901), and Spanish (8,131). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (67.28%), Catalan (63.57%), and Belarusian (57.14%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Kurt Eisner ranks 973 out of 7,302Before him are Alexander Griboyedov, Imru' al-Qais, Heinrich Kramer, Nikolay Karamzin, Stephen Covey, and Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. After him are Quintus Tullius Cicero, Tannhäuser, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Donna Leon, Bar Hebraeus, and H. Rider Haggard.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1867, Kurt Eisner ranks 35Before him are Alexander Parvus, Margaret Brown, Rubén Darío, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, and Percy Fawcett. After him are Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Edward B. Titchener, Wilhelm Groener, Madam C. J. Walker, Henry L. Stimson, and Antti Aarne. Among people deceased in 1919, Kurt Eisner ranks 23Before him are Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Ismail Qemali, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, and L. Frank Baum. After him are Johannes Rydberg, Terauchi Masatake, Leonid Andreyev, Habibullah Khan, Prince John of the United Kingdom, and Guido von List.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Kurt Eisner ranks 954 out of 7,253Before him are Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Michael Ballack (1976), Robert Aumann (1930), Edith Frank (1900), Margot Frank (1926), and Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (1636). After him are Günther Rall (1918), Ernst vom Rath (1909), Henry II, Duke of Austria (1107), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), Erhard Heiden (1901), and Paul Blobel (1894).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Kurt Eisner ranks 60Before him are Achim von Arnim (1781), Anna Seghers (1900), Joost van den Vondel (1587), Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622), W. G. Sebald (1944), and Hans Sachs (1494). After him are Tannhäuser (1205), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Hrotsvitha (935), Charles De Coster (1827), and Emanuel Schikaneder (1751).