Oswald von Wolkenstein

1377 - 1445

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Oswald von Wolkenstein (1376 or 1377 in Pfalzen – August 2, 1445, in Meran) was a poet, composer and diplomat. In his diplomatic capacity, he traveled through much of Europe to as far as Georgia (as recounted in "Durch Barbarei, Arabia"). He was dubbed a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre and was also inducted into the Order of the Jar and the Order of the Dragon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oswald von Wolkenstein has received more than 125,139 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Oswald von Wolkenstein is the 1,858th most popular writer (down from 1,626th in 2019), the 1,859th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,676th in 2019) and the 127th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Oswald von Wolkenstein ranks 1,858 out of 5,755Before him are Uri Avnery, Charles Maturin, Menander Protector, Naftali Herz Imber, Herman J. Mankiewicz, and Frederik Pohl. After him are Aristeas, Daṇḍin, Yvan Goll, Michel Zevaco, Juan Carlos Onetti, and Tristan Corbière.

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Among people born in 1377, Oswald von Wolkenstein ranks 12Before him are Süleyman Çelebi, Đurađ Branković, Louis II of Anjou, Albert IV, Duke of Austria, Emperor Go-Komatsu, and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza.  Among people deceased in 1445, Oswald von Wolkenstein ranks 4Before him are Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Maria of Aragon, Queen of Castile, and Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France. After him are Ulugh Muhammad, Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria, Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots, Alexander I of Georgia, Domenico di Bartolo, and Leonel Power.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Oswald von Wolkenstein ranks 1,859 out of 4,668Before him are Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), Antonio Corradini (1688), Baldus de Ubaldis (1327), Agostino Tassi (1578), Ranuccio Farnese (1530), and Tarcisio Burgnich (1939). After him are Andrew Avellino (1521), Gaius Marius the Younger (-109), Quintus Servilius Caepio (-200), Aulus Hirtius (-90), Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers (1539), and Piero Marini (1942).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Oswald von Wolkenstein ranks 127Before him are Philemon (-362), Cesare Zavattini (1902), Tonino Guerra (1920), Corax of Syracuse (-500), Catherine of Bologna (1413), and Eugenio Barba (1936). After him are Caecilius Statius (-230), Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (1939), Niccolò de' Niccoli (1365), Moschus (-200), Bartolomeo Platina (1421), and Paulinus II of Aquileia (740).