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Salvian (or Salvianus) was a Christian writer of the 5th century in Roman Gaul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvian has received more than 55,966 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Salvian is the 1,372nd most popular writer (up from 1,439th in 2019), the 1,376th most popular biography from Germany (down from 476th in 2019) and the 96th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Salvian ranks 1,372 out of 5,794Before him are Terpander, Jack Vance, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald, Antipater of Sidon, Mendele Mocher Sforim, and Ibn Sirin. After him are Pentti Linkola, Thomas Moore, Léo Taxil, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Ira Levin, and Henri Murger.

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Among people born in 405, Salvian ranks 2Before him is Ricimer.  Among people deceased in 451, Salvian ranks 3Before him are Nestorius and Theodoric I. After him is Vardan Mamikonian.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Salvian ranks 1,376 out of 5,289Before him are Hans Aumeier (1906), Tarkan (1972), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), and Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849). After him are Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Karl Richard Lepsius (1810), and Erwin Neher (1944).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Salvian ranks 96Before him are Siegfried Kracauer (1889), Radegund (518), Heiner Müller (1929), Adolph Freiherr Knigge (1752), Charles De Coster (1827), and Christian Morgenstern (1871). After him are Widukind of Corvey (925), August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798), Wilhelm Müller (1794), Gottfried August Bürger (1747), Stéphane Hessel (1917), and Jakob Wassermann (1873).