Ulrich von Hutten

1488 - 1523

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Ulrich von Hutten (21 April 1488 – 29 August 1523) was a German knight, scholar, poet and satirist, who later became a follower of Martin Luther and a Protestant reformer. By 1519, he was an outspoken critic of the Roman Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulrich von Hutten has received more than 111,323 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ulrich von Hutten is the 628th most popular writer (up from 646th in 2019), the 567th most popular biography from Germany (down from 540th in 2019) and the 38th most popular German Writer.

Ulrich von Hutten was a German knight, scholar, and poet. He was most famous for his criticism of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and his involvement in the Knights' Revolt.

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Among writers, Ulrich von Hutten ranks 628 out of 5,794Before him are Pierre Loti, Premchand, Tatian, Persius, Geoffrey of Monmouth, and Kumārajīva. After him are Rudaki, Thomas Harris, Verner von Heidenstam, Jerome K. Jerome, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and Eugène Sue.

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Among people born in 1488, Ulrich von Hutten ranks 3Before him are Titian and Jungjong of Joseon. After him are Germaine of Foix, Lütfi Pasha, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Sebastian Münster, Joseph Karo, Ferdinand Columbus, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, and Otto Brunfels. Among people deceased in 1523, Ulrich von Hutten ranks 4Before him are Pope Adrian VI, Pietro Perugino, and Luca Signorelli. After him are Gerard David, Mehmed I Giray, Prospero Colonna, Antonio Grimani, Franz von Sickingen, Bartolomeo Montagna, Ashikaga Yoshitane, and Bernardino López de Carvajal.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ulrich von Hutten ranks 567 out of 5,289Before him are Felix Hoffmann (1868), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Sophia of Nassau (1836), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Jürgen Stroop (1895), and Cunigunde of Luxembourg (978). After him are Albrecht Kossel (1853), Johann Tetzel (1460), Rupert, King of Germany (1352), Henning von Tresckow (1901), August Schleicher (1821), and Simon Marius (1573).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Ulrich von Hutten ranks 38Before him are Ludwig Tieck (1773), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Georg Büchner (1813), Klaus Mann (1906), and Dietrich Eckart (1868). After him are Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Bert Hellinger (1925), Hans Fallada (1893), Hugo Ball (1886), Wilhelm Hauff (1802), and Achim von Arnim (1781).