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Simon Dach

1605 - 1659

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Simon Dach (29 July 1605 – 15 April 1659) was a German lyrical poet and hymnwriter, born in Memel, Duchy of Prussia (now Klaipėda in Lithuania). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Dach has received more than 64,458 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Simon Dach is the 2,322nd most popular writer (down from 1,914th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 50th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Lithuanian Writer.

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  • 2.74

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Among writers, Simon Dach ranks 2,322 out of 5,755Before him are Rudolf Rocker, Michael Choniates, Eduard Uspensky, Neil Postman, Orderic Vitalis, and Ueda Akinari. After him are Mahsati, Johann Nestroy, Li Shangyin, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Terentianus, and Jacob Cats.

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Among people born in 1605, Simon Dach ranks 15Before him are Ayşe Sultan, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, Semyon Dezhnev, George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Thomas Browne, and Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. After him are Zhu Yuyue, Antonio Bertali, Ismaël Bullialdus, and Brynjólfur Sveinsson. Among people deceased in 1659, Simon Dach ranks 7Before him are Abel Tasman, Hyojong of Joseon, Kaya Sultan, Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia, and Michał Boym. After him are Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt, Frederick V, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Willem Drost, Dara Shukoh, and Giovanni Pesaro.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Simon Dach ranks 59 out of 287Before him are Antanas Merkys (1887), Antoni Radziwiłł (1775), Hermann Sudermann (1857), Jonas Basanavičius (1851), Laurence Harvey (1928), and Clara Rockmore (1911). After him are Stanisław Bułak-Bałachowicz (1883), Bluma Zeigarnik (1900), Donatas Banionis (1924), Teresa Żylis-Gara (1930), George Maciunas (1931), and Daumantas of Pskov (1240).

Among WRITERS In Lithuania

Among writers born in Lithuania, Simon Dach ranks 6Before him are Czesław Miłosz (1911), Romain Gary (1914), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Jonas Mekas (1922), and Hermann Sudermann (1857). After him are Branislaw Tarashkyevich (1892), Tomas Venclova (1937), Vydūnas (1868), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), Žemaitė (1845), and Antanas Baranauskas (1835).