Theodore Bibliander

1500 - 1564

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Theodore (or Theodorus) Bibliander (German: Theodor Buchmann; 1509 in Bischofszell – 26 September 1564 in Zurich) was a Swiss orientalist, publisher, Protestant reformer and linguist. Born Theodor Buchmann (Bibliander is a Greek translation of this surname) in Bischofszell, he studied Latin under Oswald Myconius, and Greek and Hebrew under Jakob Ceporin, and attended lectures in Basel between 1525–7 given by Johannes Oecolampadius and Konrad Pelikan. He also became familiar with the Arabic language and other languages from the East; he became a professor of theology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore Bibliander has received more than 17,279 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Theodore Bibliander is the 3,025th most popular writer, the 288th most popular biography from Switzerland and the 28th most popular Swiss Writer.

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Among writers, Theodore Bibliander ranks 3,025 out of 5,794Before him are James A. Michener, Xiao Hong, Walter Map, Claude Farrère, Jorge Isaacs, and Esaias Tegnér. After him are David Lagercrantz, Cemal Süreya, László Krasznahorkai, Labīd, Gregory Benford, and Jean-Jacques Barthélemy.

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Among people born in 1500, Theodore Bibliander ranks 36Before him are Jan Sanders van Hemessen, Robert de Nola, Sebald Beham, Jacob Hutter, Pedro Reinel, and Ligier Richier. After him are Leonardo III Tocco, Gaspar de Lemos, Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, Lope de Rueda, Gómez Pereira, and Nicholas Ridley. Among people deceased in 1564, Theodore Bibliander ranks 9Before him are Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, Andreas Vesalius, Pierre Belon, Charles Estienne, Maurice Scève, and Giovanni da Udine.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Theodore Bibliander ranks 288 out of 749Before him are Josef Hügi (1930), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), Bertrand Piccard (1958), Edmond Privat (1889), Giuseppe Motta (1871), and Gustave Ador (1845). After him are Marcel Bezençon (1907), Fabian Cancellara (1981), Joseph Deiss (1946), Klaus Huber (1924), Luigi Taveri (1929), and Silvio Moser (1941).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Theodore Bibliander ranks 28Before him are Heinrich Glarean (1488), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Arthur Cravan (1887), and Peter Bieri (1944). After him are Philippe Jaccottet (1925), Peter Bichsel (1935), Fernán Caballero (1796), Robert Pinget (1919), Nicolas Bouvier (1929), and Françoise Giroud (1916).