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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 228,231 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Walther von der Vogelweide is the 581st most popular writer (up from 616th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Austria (up from 135th in 2019) and the 13th 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 581 out of 5,794Before him are Francesca da Rimini, Franz Werfel, William McMaster Murdoch, Adam de la Halle, Walter Raleigh, and Juana Inés de la Cruz. After him are Edward Bernays, Thomas Hardy, Oliver Sacks, Denis of Portugal, Eugene O'Neill, and Aulus Gellius.

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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 Robert de Clari. Among people deceased in 1230, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 3Before him are Börte and Pérotin. After him are Berengaria of Navarre, Ottokar I of Bohemia, Alfonso IX of León, Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Pelagio Galvani, Margaret, Countess of Blois, Pietro Ziani, Benedetto Antelami, and Samuel ibn Tibbon.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 131 out of 1,075Before him are Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (1339), Otto Weininger (1880), Gustav Meyrink (1868), Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria (1746), Milutin Milanković (1879), and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1743). After him are Edward Bernays (1891), Leopold, Duke of Lorraine (1679), Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559), Alfred Hermann Fried (1864), Frederick the Fair (1289), and Mariana of Austria (1634).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Walther von der Vogelweide ranks 13Before him are Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Sándor Márai (1900), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Georg Trakl (1887), and Gustav Meyrink (1868). After him are Edward Bernays (1891), Hermann Broch (1886), Klaus Ebner (1964), Franz Grillparzer (1791), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), and Miep Gies (1909).