Nicolaus von Amsdorf

1483 - 1565

Nicolaus von Amsdorf

Nicolaus von Amsdorf (German: Nikolaus von Amsdorf, 3 December 1483 – 14 May 1565) was a German Lutheran theologian and an early Protestant reformer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolaus von Amsdorf has received more than 23,042 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,603rd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Nicolaus von Amsdorf ranks 1,595 out of 2,001Before him are George Cruikshank, Antonio Maria Vegliò, Prosper Grech, Marian Jaworski, Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky, and Giuseppe Versaldi. After him are Aloísio Lorscheider, Paulo Evaristo Arns, Gabriel Zubeir Wako, Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius, Estanislao Esteban Karlic, and Alexandre José Maria dos Santos.

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Among people born in 1483, Nicolaus von Amsdorf ranks 10Before him are Francesco Guicciardini, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Francisco de Vitoria, Paolo Giovio, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, and Gasparo Contarini.  Among people deceased in 1565, Nicolaus von Amsdorf ranks 11Before him are Cipriano de Rore, William Farel, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Diego Laynez, Ranuccio Farnese, and Lope de Rueda.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Nicolaus von Amsdorf ranks 2,522 out of 3,763Before him are Andrey Osterman (1686), Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann (1826), Justus Jonas (1493), Walter Burkert (1931), Frederick Loewe (1901), and Otto Gessler (1875). After him are Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern (null), Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1811), Lothar Emmerich (1941), Ernest, Duke of Bavaria (1373), Werner Kohlmeyer (1924), and Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1813).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Nicolaus von Amsdorf ranks 56Before him are Paul Augustin Mayer (1911), Johannes Cocceius (null), Georg Gänswein (1956), Marianne Cope (1838), Paul Josef Cordes (1934), and Karl Josef Becker (1928). After him are Reinhard Marx (1953), Engelbert II of Berg (1185), Karl-Josef Rauber (1934), Josef Frings (1887), Julius Döpfner (1913), and Rainer Woelki (1956).

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