Alfred Tarski

1901 - 1983

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Alfred Tarski (, born Alfred Teitelbaum; January 14, 1901 – October 26, 1983) was a Polish-American logician and mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Tarski has received more than 482,022 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred Tarski is the 301st most popular philosopher (down from 289th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 126th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Philosopher.

Alfred Tarski was a Polish mathematician who is most famous for his work in formal logic.

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Among philosophers, Alfred Tarski ranks 301 out of 1,081Before him are Hipparchia of Maroneia, Jerome of Prague, Rudolf Otto, Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, Aristoxenus, and John Searle. After him are Cleanthes, Johann Reuchlin, Miskawayh, Abraham ibn Ezra, Anne Sullivan, and Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi.

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Among people born in 1901, Alfred Tarski ranks 44Before him are Nikolai Vatutin, Henning von Tresckow, Salvatore Quasimodo, Carl Barks, Jascha Heifetz, and Arthur Liebehenschel. After him are Jaroslav Seifert, Louis Kahn, Henri Lefebvre, José Nasazzi, Lee Strasberg, and Zhang Xueliang. Among people deceased in 1983, Alfred Tarski ranks 22Before him are Raymond Aron, Albert Claude, Gloria Swanson, George Cukor, Gerhard Barkhorn, and Buckminster Fuller. After him are John Fante, Anna Seghers, George Balanchine, Aleksandar Ranković, Muddy Waters, and Haldan Keffer Hartline.

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Among people born in Poland, Alfred Tarski ranks 133 out of 1,454Before him are Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Helena Rubinstein (1872), Witold Lutosławski (1913), Adolph Menzel (1815), Osip Mandelstam (1891), and Jarosław Kaczyński (1949). After him are Géza I of Hungary (1040), Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (1767), Władysław Reymont (1867), Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260), Donald Tusk (1957), and Jerzy Grotowski (1933).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Alfred Tarski ranks 8Before him are Johann Gottfried Herder (1744), Ernst Cassirer (1874), Christian Wolff (1679), Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768), Jakob Böhme (1575), and Judah Loew ben Bezalel (1512). After him are Günther Anders (1902), Paul Tillich (1886), Heinrich Rickert (1863), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), Chaïm Perelman (1912), and Roman Ingarden (1893).