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Widukind of Corvey

925 - 980

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Widukind of Corvey (c. 925 – after 973; German: Widukind von Corvey) was a medieval Saxon chronicler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Widukind of Corvey has received more than 63,086 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Widukind of Corvey is the 1,371st most popular writer (up from 1,381st in 2019), the 1,413th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,383rd in 2019) and the 90th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Widukind of Corvey ranks 1,371 out of 5,755Before him are Sławomir Mrożek, Laonikos Chalkokondyles, Terpander, Subramania Bharati, James Clavell, and Neil Gaiman. After him are Alfonsina Storni, Zachris Topelius, James Patterson, Boris Pahor, Diagoras of Melos, and Avienus.

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Among people born in 925, Widukind of Corvey ranks 4Before him are Gwangjong of Goryeo, John I Tzimiskes, and Bruno the Great. After him are Conrad I of Burgundy and Basil Lekapenos. Among people deceased in 980, Widukind of Corvey ranks 2Before him is Yaropolk I of Kiev. After him are Gunnhild, Mother of Kings and Thorvald Asvaldsson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Widukind of Corvey ranks 1,413 out of 6,142Before him are Kurt Franz (1914), Hermann Alexander Diels (1848), Mary Wigman (1886), Fritz Pfeffer (1889), Heinrich Schwabe (1789), and Franz Oppenheimer (1864). After him are Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849), Leonhart Fuchs (1501), Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (1860), Horst Ludwig Störmer (1949), Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799), and Vasily Radlov (1837).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Widukind of Corvey ranks 90Before him are Kurt Tucholsky (1890), Joachim Fest (1926), Stéphane Hessel (1917), Siegfried Kracauer (1889), Hartmann von Aue (1160), and Jakob Wassermann (1873). After him are Wilhelm Müller (1794), Hartmann Schedel (1440), Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué (1777), Siegfried Lenz (1926), August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798), and Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825).