Annemarie Schimmel

1922 - 2003

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Annemarie Schimmel (7 April 1922 – 26 January 2003) was an influential German Orientalist and scholar who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annemarie Schimmel has received more than 187,232 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Annemarie Schimmel is the 478th most popular philosopher (down from 475th in 2019), the 1,240th most popular biography from Germany (down from 26th in 2019) and the 64th most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Annemarie Schimmel ranks 478 out of 1,089Before her are Alasdair MacIntyre, Kenneth Waltz, Abul A'la Maududi, Émile Chartier, Hans Reichenbach, and Gianni Vattimo. After her are Rodolphus Agricola, Marcus Cornelius Fronto, Gilbert Ryle, Karl Korsch, Chantal Mouffe, and Ernst Troeltsch.

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Among people born in 1922, Annemarie Schimmel ranks 76Before her are Adolfo Celi, Ralph H. Baer, Karl-Otto Apel, Betty White, Oskar Werner, and Ken Noritake. After her are Mao Anying, Alistair MacLean, Russ Meyer, Charles Mingus, Sven Nykvist, and Robert W. Holley. Among people deceased in 2003, Annemarie Schimmel ranks 50Before her are John Schlesinger, Nǃxau ǂToma, Roberto Bolaño, Bob Hope, Rasul Gamzatov, and Lee Yoo-hyung. After her are Jack Elam, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Fred Rogers, Denis Thatcher, László Papp, and Waichiro Omura.

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Among people born in Germany, Annemarie Schimmel ranks 1,240 out of 5,289Before her are Theodor Busse (1897), Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse (1753), Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (1875), August Sander (1876), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), and Alfred Einstein (1880). After her are Günther Blumentritt (1892), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Günther Korten (1898), Gunter Sachs (1932), Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp (1759), and Karl Korsch (1886).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Annemarie Schimmel ranks 64Before her are Paul Natorp (1854), Henry Suso (1295), Peter Sloterdijk (1947), Leo Strauss (1899), Karl-Otto Apel (1922), and Hans Reichenbach (1891). After her are Karl Korsch (1886), Ernst Troeltsch (1865), Eduard Spranger (1882), Karl Löwith (1897), Carl Stumpf (1848), and Ludwig Büchner (1824).