Paul Gerhardt

1607 - 1676

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Paul Gerhardt (12 March 1607 – 27 May 1676) was a German theologian, Lutheran minister and hymnodist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Gerhardt has received more than 127,039 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Gerhardt is the 1,910th most popular writer (down from 1,607th in 2019), the 1,992nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,615th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Paul Gerhardt ranks 1,910 out of 5,755Before him are Eustathius of Thessalonica, Philippe Quinault, Kathy Reichs, Albert Cohen, Nora Ephron, and Roger Peyrefitte. After him are Ross Macdonald, Fan Zhongyan, Shirley Jackson, Al-Hariri of Basra, Jonas Lie, and Maria Konopnicka.

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Among people born in 1607, Paul Gerhardt ranks 10Before him are Jan Lievens, Anna Maria van Schurman, Zhu Yousong, Infante Carlos of Spain, Antoine Gombaud, and Wenceslaus Hollar. After him are Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans, Antonio Barberini, Song Si-yeol, Dorothea of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Johann von Rist. Among people deceased in 1676, Paul Gerhardt ranks 13Before him are Madame de Brinvilliers, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, and Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg. After him are Abraham Bosse, Francis I Rákóczi, Anna de' Medici, Archduchess of Austria, Gisbertus Voetius, Jean Desmarets, and Nicolò Sagredo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Gerhardt ranks 1,992 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764), Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony (1782), Andreas Cellarius (1596), John II, Duke of Bavaria (1341), Wilhelm Dörpfeld (1853), and Karl Ernst (1904). After him are Lotte Reiniger (1899), William, Prince of Hohenzollern (1864), Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1688), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Eduard Meyer (1855), and Julius Plücker (1801).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Paul Gerhardt ranks 123Before him are Sebastian Haffner (1907), Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1633), Ludwig Börne (1786), Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder (1773), Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797), and Uri Avnery (1923). After him are Fred Uhlman (1901), C. W. Ceram (1915), Gustav Schwab (1792), Katia Mann (1883), Joachim Neander (1650), and Friedrich Rückert (1788).