WRITER

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 50,921 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Simon Dach is the 1,915th most popular writer (down from 1,806th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 42nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Lithuanian Writer.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Simon Dach ranks 1,915 out of 5,794Before him are Nicolás Guillén, Julien Gracq, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Telesilla, William of Moerbeke, and Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti. After him are Didymus Chalcenterus, Cesare Zavattini, Yoshida Kenkō, Hermann Bahr, Dubravka Ugrešić, and Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1605, Simon Dach ranks 11Before him are Fatma Sultan, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, Semyon Dezhnev, Thomas Browne, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, and George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Antonio Bertali, Brynjólfur Sveinsson, and Ismaël Bullialdus. Among people deceased in 1659, Simon Dach ranks 5Before him are Abel Tasman, Hyojong of Joseon, Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Kaya Sultan. After him are Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia, Michał Boym, Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt, Dara Shukoh, and Willem Drost.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Simon Dach ranks 50 out of 235Before him are Boris Skossyreff (1896), Birutė (1317), Wanda Rutkiewicz (1943), Laurence Harvey (1928), Augustinas Voldemaras (1883), and Uljana Semjonova (1952). After him are Antoni Radziwiłł (1775), George Maciunas (1931), Gitanas Nausėda (1964), Arvydas Sabonis (1964), Bernard Berenson (1865), and Jonas Basanavičius (1851).

Among WRITERS In Lithuania

Among writers born in Lithuania, Simon Dach ranks 5Before him are Romain Gary (1914), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), and Jonas Mekas (1922). After him are Hermann Sudermann (1857), Vincas Kudirka (1858), Branislaw Tarashkyevich (1892), Tomas Venclova (1937), Vydūnas (1868), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), and Antanas Baranauskas (1835).