Walter Burkert

1931 - 2015

Walter Burkert

Walter Burkert (German: [ˈbʊɐ̯kɐt]; 2 February 1931 – 11 March 2015) was a German scholar of Greek mythology and cult. A professor of classics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, he taught in the UK and the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Burkert has received more than 127,538 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 199th most popular historian.

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Among historians, Walter Burkert ranks 199 out of 292Before him are Johannes Meursius, Gerald of Wales, Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Jérôme Carcopino, Ivane Javakhishvili, and André Clot. After him are Natalie Zemon Davis, Walter Laqueur, Vasily Klyuchevsky, Philipp Spitta, Emmanuel Todd, and Edward Granville Browne.

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Among people born in 1931, Walter Burkert ranks 216Before him are Dan Gurney, Ladislav Novák, Yulian Semyonov, Mickey Mantle, Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, and Donald Barthelme. After him are Ingvar Wixell, Tosiwo Nakayama, Tommy Lapid, Greg, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani, and Shammi Kapoor. Among people deceased in 2015, Walter Burkert ranks 177Before him are Moses Malone, Dragan Holcer, Jacob Bekenstein, Yogi Berra, Dick Nanninga, and Daevid Allen. After him are Roberto M. Levingston, Chris Squire, Wan Li, Qiao Shi, Richard Johnson, and Giacomo Biffi.

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Among people born in Germany, Walter Burkert ranks 2,519 out of 3,763Before him are Heinrich Schrader (1767), Helmuth Rilling (1933), Hans-Jürgen Syberberg (1935), Andrey Osterman (1686), Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann (1826), and Justus Jonas (1493). After him are Frederick Loewe (1901), Otto Gessler (1875), Nicolaus von Amsdorf (1483), Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern (null), Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1811), and Lothar Emmerich (1941).