Peter Andreas Munch

1810 - 1863

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Peter Andreas Munch (15 December 1810 – 25 May 1863), usually known as P. A. Munch, was a Norwegian historian, known for his work on the medieval history of Norway. Munch's scholarship included Norwegian archaeology, geography, ethnography, linguistics, and jurisprudence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Andreas Munch has received more than 41,921 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Peter Andreas Munch is the 167th most popular historian (down from 160th in 2019).

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Among historians, Peter Andreas Munch ranks 167 out of 339Before him are Ibn al-Faqih, Faustus of Byzantium, Roger Chartier, Shlomo Sand, Simon Dubnow, and Michael Attaleiates. After him are Arno Peters, Festus, Robert Conquest, Heinrich Graetz, Bernard Desclot, and Hermann Abert.

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Among people born in 1810, Peter Andreas Munch ranks 40Before him are Pierre Edmond Boissier, Karel Hynek Mácha, Christen Købke, Hans Christian Lumbye, Wilhelm, Duke of Urach, and Julian Fontana. After him are Charles Forbes René de Montalembert, Wilhelm Marstrand, Abraham Geiger, Norbert Burgmüller, Ferdinand David, and Stanko Vraz. Among people deceased in 1863, Peter Andreas Munch ranks 24Before him are Sam Houston, Archduke Maximilian of Austria-Este, Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony, Mangas Coloradas, Eilhard Mitscherlich, and Auguste Bravais. After him are Kamehameha IV, Giovanni Battista Amici, Alexander Karl, Duke of Anhalt-Bernburg, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, Robert Gould Shaw, and Edward Robinson.

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