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Walther von der Vogelweide

1170 - 1230

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Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 – c. 1230) was a Minnesänger who composed and performed love-songs and political songs ("Sprüche") in Middle High German. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walther von der Vogelweide has received more than 285,578 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Walther von der Vogelweide is the 608th most popular writer (down from 581st in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from Austria (down from 131st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Austrian Writer.

Walther von der Vogelweide is most famous for being a medieval German poet.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 608 out of 5,755Before him are France Prešeren, Pierre Loti, Anton Makarenko, John Donne, Ludwig Tieck, and Anne Rice. After him are Ivar Aasen, Novatian, Alexander Herzen, Hermann Broch, Harry Martinson, and Al-Zamakhshari.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1170, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 5Before him are Fibonacci, Saint Dominic, Valdemar II of Denmark, and Wolfram von Eschenbach. After him are Constantine Laskaris, Hermann von Salza, Isabella of Hainault, Muqali, Jayadeva, Otto I, Count of Burgundy, and Pierre de Castelnau. Among people deceased in 1230, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 4Before him are Börte, Pérotin, and Berengaria of Navarre. After him are Alfonso IX of León, Ottokar I of Bohemia, Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Pelagio Galvani, Pietro Ziani, Margaret, Countess of Blois, Benedetto Antelami, and Samuel ibn Tibbon.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 150 out of 1,237Before him are Frederick the Fair (1289), Otto Weininger (1880), Gustav Meyrink (1868), Milutin Milanković (1879), Julius Wagner-Jauregg (1857), and Heinz Fischer (1938). After him are Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Richard Kuhn (1900), Nikola IV Zrinski (1508), Hermann Broch (1886), Maria Mandl (1912), and Franz Stangl (1908).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 14Before him are Sándor Márai (1900), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Georg Trakl (1887), and Gustav Meyrink (1868). After him are Hermann Broch (1886), Edward Bernays (1891), Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797), Miep Gies (1909), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), and Božena Němcová (1820).