Philip Johan von Strahlenberg

1676 - 1747

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Philip Johan von Strahlenberg (1676–1747) was a Swedish officer and geographer of German origin who made important contributions to the cartography of Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Johan von Strahlenberg has received more than 50,918 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Philip Johan von Strahlenberg is the 144th most popular explorer (up from 185th in 2019), the 1,594th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,927th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Explorer.

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Among explorers, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg ranks 144 out of 405Before him are John Rolfe, Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Francisco Serrão, Samuel Wallis, Hans Staden, and Naddodd. After him are Michael Rockefeller, Frederick de Houtman, Himilco, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Scylax of Caryanda, and Vladimir Arsenyev.

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Among people born in 1676, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg ranks 8Before him are Frederick I of Sweden, Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Robert Walpole, Francis II Rákóczi, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, and Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. After him are Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Jacopo Riccati, Stanisław Poniatowski, Michael II Apafi, and Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1747, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg ranks 12Before him are Giovanni Bononcini, Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen, Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Giuseppe Crespi. After him are Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, Francesco Solimena, Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Jean-Féry Rebel, Andrey Osterman, and Barthold Heinrich Brockes.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg ranks 1,594 out of 5,289Before him are Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria (1319), Bruno Streckenbach (1902), Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia (1200), Christiane F. (1962), Carl Gustav Carus (1789), and Michael Maestlin (1550). After him are Johann van Beethoven (1740), Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen (1310), Viktor Brack (1904), Andreas Libavius (1555), Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1808), and Karin Schubert (1944).

Among EXPLORERS In Germany

Among explorers born in Germany, Philip Johan von Strahlenberg ranks 6Before him are Martin Behaim (1459), Carsten Niebuhr (1733), Heinrich Barth (1821), Adam Olearius (1603), and Hans Staden (1525). After him are Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg (1873), Gustav Nachtigal (1834), John Sutter (1803), Julius Klaproth (1783), Nikolaus Federmann (1505), and Wilhelm Filchner (1877).