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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 his 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 409,802 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Kurt Eisner is the 866th most popular writer (up from 948th in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 878th in 2019) and the 53rd 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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Among writers, Kurt Eisner ranks 866 out of 5,755Before him are Achim von Arnim, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Leconte de Lisle, Varlam Shalamov, Maurice Denis, and Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz. After him are Éric Zemmour, Jean Webster, Bacchylides, Sarah, Duchess of York, Luis Sepúlveda, and James May.

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Among people born in 1867, Kurt Eisner ranks 32Before him are Umberto Giordano, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, Sakichi Toyoda, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Rubén Darío, and Madam C. J. Walker. After him are Edward B. Titchener, Ignacy Mościcki, Eugen Sandow, Alexander Parvus, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, and Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Among people deceased in 1919, Kurt Eisner ranks 24Before him are Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, Habibullah Khan, Ismail Qemali, L. Frank Baum, and Madam C. J. Walker. After him are Johannes Rydberg, Prince John of the United Kingdom, Leonid Andreyev, Henry Gantt, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Kurt Eisner ranks 842 out of 6,142Before him are Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria (1660), Anna Seghers (1900), Princess Louise of Prussia (1838), Achim von Arnim (1781), Steffi Graf (1969), and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1729). After him are Oswald Pohl (1892), John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777), Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (1905), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), and Wilhelm Kempff (1895).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Kurt Eisner ranks 53Before him are Frank Wedekind (1864), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), Theodor Fontane (1819), Clemens Brentano (1778), Anna Seghers (1900), and Achim von Arnim (1781). After him are Hans Sachs (1494), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Stefan George (1868), Marie d'Agoult (1805), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), and Thietmar of Merseburg (975).