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Martin Opitz

1597 - 1639

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Martin Opitz von Boberfeld (23 December 1597 – 20 August 1639) was a German poet, regarded as the greatest of that nation during his lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Opitz has received more than 50,286 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Martin Opitz is the 1,560th most popular writer (up from 1,648th in 2019), the 311th most popular biography from Poland (up from 343rd in 2019) and the 30th most popular Polish Writer.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.12

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  • 3.33

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Martin Opitz ranks 1,560 out of 5,794Before him are Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Georges Feydeau, James Hilton, Herbjørg Wassmo, Alexander Kielland, and Boris Pahor. After him are Rodulfus Glaber, Georges Rodenbach, Hassan ibn Thabit, Hipponax, Du Mu, and Eduard Mörike.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1597, Martin Opitz ranks 5Before him are Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Luigi Rossi, Giovanni Battista Hodierna, and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg. After him are Francesco Barberini, Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, Justus Sustermans, Vincent Voiture, and Salomon de Bray. Among people deceased in 1639, Martin Opitz ranks 7Before him are Mustafa I, Tommaso Campanella, Orazio Gentileschi, Martin de Porres, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, and Roelant Savery. After him are Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Stefano Landi, Augusta of Denmark, John Ford, Johannes Meursius, and Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Martin Opitz ranks 311 out of 1,231Before him are Władysław II the Exile (1105), Ryszard Kaczorowski (1919), Adam Czerniaków (1880), Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776), Rüdiger von der Goltz (1865), and Stefan Wyszyński (1901). After him are Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Henry the Bearded (1163), Kazimierz Deyna (1947), Ludwig Gumplowicz (1838), Hans Bellmer (1902), and Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (1286).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Martin Opitz ranks 30Before him are Albert Barillé (1920), Jan Kochanowski (1530), Jerzy Kosiński (1933), Bolesław Prus (1847), Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1927), and Sławomir Mrożek (1930). After him are Johanna Schopenhauer (1766), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Jan Długosz (1415), Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1920), Georg Heym (1887), and Stanisław Wyspiański (1869).