Alexandre Kojève

1902 - 1968

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Alexandre Kojève ( koh-ZHEV, French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ kɔʒɛv]; 28 April 1902 – 4 June 1968) was a Russian-born French philosopher and statesman whose philosophical seminars had an immense influence on 20th-century French philosophy, particularly via his integration of Hegelian concepts into twentieth-century continental philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Kojève has received more than 271,364 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Alexandre Kojève is the 380th most popular philosopher (down from 360th in 2019), the 313th most popular biography from Russia (down from 300th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Russian Philosopher.

Alexandre Kojève was a Russian-born French philosopher who is most famous for his interpretation of Hegel's philosophy.

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Among philosophers, Alexandre Kojève ranks 380 out of 1,089. Before him are René Girard, Paul Tillich, Gershom Scholem, Ramanuja, Mulla Sadra, and Yuri Lotman. After him are Saadia Gaon, Nachmanides, Nasir Khusraw, Guan Zhong, Richard Avenarius, and Cleobulus.

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Among people born in 1902, Alexandre Kojève ranks 41Before him are Felix Wankel, Émile Benveniste, Alva Myrdal, Theodore Schultz, Luis Barragán, and Fritz Strassmann. After him are Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, Prince George, Duke of Kent, Günther Anders, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, and Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Among people deceased in 1968, Alexandre Kojève ranks 33Before him are Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, José Nasazzi, Kirill Meretskov, Vasily Sokolovsky, Giovanni Messe, and Ivan Ribar. After him are Romano Guardini, Josef Harpe, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Lucio Fontana, Arnold Zweig, and Tivadar Soros.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexandre Kojève ranks 313 out of 2,688. Before him are Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (1860), Léon Theremin (1896), Alexander Litvinenko (1962), Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860), Henri Troyat (1911), and Yuri Lotman (1922). After him are Michael Chekhov (1891), Nikita Mikhalkov (1945), Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893), Alfred Schnittke (1934), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), and Vladimir K. Zworykin (1888).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Alexandre Kojève ranks 8Before him are Mikhail Bakunin (1814), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Johann Georg Hamann (1730), and Yuri Lotman (1922). After him are Alexandre Koyré (1892), Lev Gumilyov (1912), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Volin (1882), and Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (1829).