Paul Heyse

1830 - 1914

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Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse (German: [paʊl ˈhaɪzə] ; 15 March 1830 – 2 April 1914) was a distinguished German writer and translator. A member of two important literary societies, the Tunnel über der Spree in Berlin and Die Krokodile in Munich, he wrote novels, poetry, 177 short stories, and about sixty dramas. The sum of Heyse's many and varied productions made him a dominant figure among German men of letters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Heyse has received more than 157,731 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Paul Heyse is the 281st most popular writer (up from 308th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from Germany (up from 274th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Writer.

Paul Heyse was a German poet, novelist, and essayist. He is most famous for his poetry, but also wrote novels and essays.

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Notable Works

Anfang und Ende
Mary of Magdala
L' Arrabbiata
Gesammelte Werke
Dramatische Dichtungen

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Over the past year Paul Heyse has had the most page views in the with 24,505 views, followed by English (18,155), and Spanish (4,699). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bengali (267.25%), Kazakh (167.74%), and Hakka (151.41%)


Among writers, Paul Heyse ranks 281 out of 7,302Before him are Henrik Pontoppidan, Alphonse Daudet, Kenzaburō Ōe, Italo Calvino, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, and Shmuel Yosef Agnon. After him are Mary Wollstonecraft, Alfonso X of Castile, William Golding, Alberto Moravia, Paul Valéry, and Philip K. Dick.

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Among people born in 1830, Paul Heyse ranks 7Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Camille Pissarro, Isabella II of Spain, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Abdülaziz, and Frédéric Mistral. After him are Emily Dickinson, Hector Malot, Porfirio Díaz, Isma'il Pasha, Julius Lothar Meyer, and Eadweard Muybridge. Among people deceased in 1914, Paul Heyse ranks 7Before him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Pope Pius X, Charles Albert Gobat, Bertha von Suttner, Frédéric Mistral, and Charles Sanders Peirce. After him are Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, George Westinghouse, Carol I of Romania, Georg Trakl, Jean Jaurès, and Ismail Gaspirali.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Heyse ranks 240 out of 7,253Before him are Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717), Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Georgius Agricola (1494), Erich Hartmann (1922), and Rudolf I of Germany (1218). After him are Herbert Marcuse (1898), Carl Schmitt (1888), Walther von Brauchitsch (1881), Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (1016), Leopold von Ranke (1795), and Ferdinand Tönnies (1855).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Paul Heyse ranks 17Before him are Heinrich Böll (1917), Eckhart Tolle (1948), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Jacob Grimm (1785), and Nelly Sachs (1891). After him are Heinrich von Kleist (1777), Ernst Jünger (1895), Michael Ende (1929), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), and Karl May (1842).