Wolfram von Eschenbach

1170 - 1220

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Wolfram von Eschenbach (German: [ˈvɔlfʁam fɔn ˈɛʃn̩bax]; c. 1160/80 – c. 1220) was a German knight, poet and composer, regarded as one of the greatest epic poets of medieval German literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfram von Eschenbach has received more than 226,606 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Wolfram von Eschenbach is the 444th most popular writer (down from 439th in 2019), the 379th most popular biography from Germany (down from 362nd in 2019) and the 28th most popular German Writer.

Wolfram von Eschenbach is most famous for writing Parzival, a medieval German epic poem.

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Among writers, Wolfram von Eschenbach ranks 444 out of 5,794Before him are Joseph Brodsky, Sylvia Plath, Ken Follett, Baldassare Castiglione, Tom Clancy, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. After him are Ilya Ehrenburg, Enid Blyton, Comte de Lautréamont, Johannes V. Jensen, William S. Burroughs, and Pierre de Marivaux.

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Among people born in 1170, Wolfram von Eschenbach ranks 4Before him are Fibonacci, Saint Dominic, and Valdemar II of Denmark. After him are Walther von der Vogelweide, Constantine Laskaris, Hermann von Salza, Isabella of Hainault, Muqali, Jayadeva, Otto I, Count of Burgundy, and Robert de Clari. Among people deceased in 1220, Wolfram von Eschenbach ranks 4Before him are Saxo Grammaticus, Muhammad II of Khwarazm, and Attar of Nishapur. After him are Agnes of France, Byzantine Empress, Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal, Alys of France, Countess of Vexin, Kaykaus I, Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg, and Richeza of Denmark.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolfram von Eschenbach ranks 379 out of 5,289Before him are Martin Waldseemüller (1470), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Theodor Heuss (1884), and Hans Krebs (1898). After him are Gregor Strasser (1892), Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Christian V of Denmark (1646), August von Mackensen (1849), and Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Wolfram von Eschenbach ranks 28Before him are Einhard (770), Heinrich Mann (1871), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Nelly Sachs (1891), Traudl Junge (1920), and Heinrich von Kleist (1777). After him are Erich Kästner (1899), Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), and August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767).