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Wilhelm Worringer

1881 - 1965

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Wilhelm Robert Worringer (13 January 1881 in Aachen – 29 March 1965 in Munich) was a German art historian known for his theories about abstract art and its relation to avant-garde movements such as German Expressionism. Through his influence on the art critic T. E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Worringer has received more than 40,507 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Worringer is the 126th most popular historian (down from 124th in 2019), the 1,962nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 605th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Historian.

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Wilhelm Worringer ranks 126 out of 341. Before him are Helmold, Steven Runciman, Golo Mann, Barbara W. Tuchman, Norman Davies, and John Kinnamos. After him are Guibert of Nogent, Michael Rostovtzeff, Philostorgius, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, and Charles Diehl.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1881, Wilhelm Worringer ranks 70Before him are Otozō Yamada, Augustin Bea, Kim Kyu-sik, Vincenzo Lancia, Ramón Grau, and Hugo Meisl. After him are Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Louis Trousselier, Hakaru Hashimoto, Curt Sachs, Hermann Ehrhardt, and Adolf Meyer. Among people deceased in 1965, Wilhelm Worringer ranks 54Before him are Georges Gurvitch, Hayato Ikeda, George Adamski, Chen Cheng, William Heard Kilpatrick, and Oskar R. Lange. After him are Henry A. Wallace, Sālote Tupou III, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, William M. Branham, Adolf Schärf, and Ladislas Starevich.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Worringer ranks 1,962 out of 5,289. Before him are Karl-Adolf Hollidt (1891), Marian Gold (1954), Johann Baptist von Spix (1781), Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1759), Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg (1886), and Max Morlock (1925). After him are Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (1811), Hans Schäfer (1927), Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893), Mesut Özil (1988), Johannes R. Becher (1891), and Sigmar Polke (1941).

Among HISTORIANS In Germany

Among historians born in Germany, Wilhelm Worringer ranks 17Before him are Reinhart Koselleck (1923), Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), August Ludwig von Schlözer (1735), Christoph Cellarius (1638), Helmold (1120), and Golo Mann (1909). After him are Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), Karl Lamprecht (1856), Gerardus Vossius (1577), Karl Krumbacher (1856), Christian Gottlob Heyne (1729), and Abraham Geiger (1810).