Abraham Joshua Heschel

1907 - 1972

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Joshua Heschel has received more than 360,539 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 890th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Abraham Joshua Heschel ranks 888 out of 1,005Before him are Rudolf Stammler, Jean Rostand, Stanisław Staszic, Barrington Moore Jr., Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Carole Pateman. After him are Anathon Aall, Ian Hacking, Critolaus, Abdolkarim Soroush, Allan Bloom, and John Peckham.

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Among people born in 1907, Abraham Joshua Heschel ranks 161Before him are Martti Miettunen, Blagoje Marjanović, Benny Carter, Roger Vailland, Zezé Moreira, and Joseph-Armand Bombardier. After him are Anthony Blunt, Chico Landi, Jean Langlais, Peggy Ashcroft, Fritz Szepan, and Gordon Douglas. Among people deceased in 1972, Abraham Joshua Heschel ranks 115Before him are Ennio Flaiano, Bruce Cabot, Roberto Clemente, František Čáp, Gottfried Fuchs, and Marianne Moore. After him are Maximus V of Constantinople, Abeid Karume, Edward Cook, Roger Courtois, Meena Kumari, and Oleksandr Korniychuk.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Abraham Joshua Heschel ranks 608 out of 930Before him are Gerhard Stöck (1911), Stanisław Staszic (1755), Rainer Barzel (1924), Tadeusz Konwicki (1926), Henner Henkel (1915), and Nikifor (1895). After him are Theodor Kullak (1818), Maryla Rodowicz (1945), Daniel Harrwitz (1823), Florian Ceynowa (1817), Lothar Bisky (1941), and Jędrzej Śniadecki (1768).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Abraham Joshua Heschel ranks 18Before him are Roman Ingarden (1893), Johannes Bugenhagen (1485), Chaïm Perelman (1912), Kuno Fischer (1824), Florian Znaniecki (1882), and Stanisław Staszic (1755). After him are Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski (1503).

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