Wilhelm Hauff

1802 - 1827

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Wilhelm Hauff (29 November 1802 – 18 November 1827) was a German poet and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Hauff has received more than 169,799 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Wilhelm Hauff is the 791st most popular writer (down from 783rd in 2019), the 753rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 765th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular German Writer.

Wilhelm Hauff is most famous for his fairy tales.

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  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.78

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  • 3.57

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Notable Works

Sämtliche Werke in sechs Bänden
Das kalte Herz
Das Bild des Kaisers


Among writers, Wilhelm Hauff ranks 791 out of 7,302Before him are Menippus, Theodore Beza, Pope Dionysius of Alexandria, Tao Yuanming, Jin Yong, and Marie Mancini. After him are Leon Uris, Georges Bernanos, Marie d'Agoult, Alexander Litvinenko, Cesare Pavese, and Ibycus.

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Among people born in 1802, Wilhelm Hauff ranks 9Before him are Niels Henrik Abel, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Lajos Kossuth, Elias Lönnrot, János Bolyai, and Miguel I of Portugal. After him are Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, Charles Wheatstone, Germain Henri Hess, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Pavel Nakhimov, and Husein Gradaščević. Among people deceased in 1827, Wilhelm Hauff ranks 8Before him are Alessandro Volta, Pierre-Simon Laplace, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, William Blake, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, and Augustin-Jean Fresnel. After him are Maria Theresa of Austria, George Canning, Ugo Foscolo, Ernst Chladni, Samuel Crompton, and Wilhelm Müller.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Hauff ranks 753 out of 7,253Before him are Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), Arthur Nebe (1894), Christopher Clavius (1538), Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929), Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551). After him are Reinhard Gehlen (1902), Simon Marius (1573), Marie d'Agoult (1805), Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg (1414), Prince Leopold of Bavaria (1846), and Hugo Boss (1885).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Wilhelm Hauff ranks 43Before him are Ludwig Tieck (1773), Bettina von Arnim (1785), Hugo Ball (1886), Georg Büchner (1813), Clemens Brentano (1778), and Ulrich von Hutten (1488). After him are Marie d'Agoult (1805), Karl Harrer (1890), Theodor Fontane (1819), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), and Frank Wedekind (1864).