Widukind of Corvey

925 - 980

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Widukind of Corvey has received more than 41,103 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Widukind of Corvey is the 1,381st most popular writer (down from 1,376th in 2019), the 1,383rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,282nd in 2019) and the 97th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Widukind of Corvey ranks 1,381 out of 5,794. Before him are Léo Taxil, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Ira Levin, Henri Murger, James Patterson, and Rafael Alberti. After him are Sophia Tolstaya, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Barbara Cartland, Dositej Obradović, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, and Vidyapati.

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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 1,383 out of 5,289. Before him are Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Karl Richard Lepsius (1810), and Erwin Neher (1944). After him are John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Douglas Sirk (1897), Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741), Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (1866), Carl Reichenbach (1788), and August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Widukind of Corvey ranks 97Before him are Radegund (518), Heiner Müller (1929), Adolph Freiherr Knigge (1752), Charles De Coster (1827), Christian Morgenstern (1871), and Salvian (405). After him are August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798), Wilhelm Müller (1794), Gottfried August Bürger (1747), Stéphane Hessel (1917), Jakob Wassermann (1873), and Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825).