Alfred Schmidt

1931 - 2012

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Alfred Schmidt (; German: [ʃmɪt]; born 19 May 1931, Berlin – 28 August 2012, Frankfurt am Main) was a German philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Schmidt has received more than 4,729 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Alfred Schmidt is the 627th most popular philosopher (up from 655th in 2019), the 1,844th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,733rd in 2019) and the 85th most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Alfred Schmidt ranks 627 out of 1,089Before him are Ernst Moritz Arndt, Fulbert of Chartres, Zhiyi, Arete of Cyrene, Jean-Marie Guyau, and Madhvacharya. After him are Numenius of Apamea, Yang Xiong, Olympiodorus the Younger, Dharmakirti, Ludwig Klages, and Salomon Maimon.

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Among people born in 1931, Alfred Schmidt ranks 111Before him are Claire Bloom, Nikolai Chernykh, Robert Morris, Daniel Ellsberg, Rip Torn, and Ermanno Olmi. After him are Toshiki Kaifu, Josep Lluís Núñez, Leslie Caron, Olympia Dukakis, James Tolkan, and Thorvald Stoltenberg. Among people deceased in 2012, Alfred Schmidt ranks 89Before him are Meles Zenawi, Sergio Pininfarina, Bingu wa Mutharika, Alexis Weissenberg, Warda Al-Jazairia, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. After him are Paddy Roy Bates, Charles Durning, Dorothea Tanning, Ulric Neisser, Manuel Fraga, and Neslişah Sultan.

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Among people born in Germany, Alfred Schmidt ranks 1,844 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Bär (1913), Veit Harlan (1899), Friedrich Kasimir Medikus (1736), Eduard Wirths (1909), Tobias Mayer (1723), and Richard Z. Kruspe (1967). After him are Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (1818), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut (1772), William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1516), Eduard Heine (1821), and Friedrich Wieck (1785).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Alfred Schmidt ranks 85Before him are Hans Vaihinger (1852), Ernst Nolte (1923), Axel Honneth (1949), Johannes Sturm (1507), Eugen Fink (1905), and Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769). After him are Ludwig Klages (1872), Theodor Lipps (1851), Franz Xaver von Baader (1765), Helmuth Plessner (1892), Friedrich Pollock (1894), and Hermann Samuel Reimarus (1694).