Antoine Destutt de Tracy

1754 - 1836

Antoine Destutt de Tracy

Antoine Louis Claude Destutt, comte de Tracy (French: [dəsty də tʁasi]; 20 July 1754 – 9 March 1836) was a French Enlightenment aristocrat and philosopher who coined the term "ideology". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Destutt de Tracy has received more than 95,727 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 478th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Antoine Destutt de Tracy ranks 476 out of 1,005Before him are Nelson Goodman, P. D. Ouspensky, Hunayn ibn Ishaq, Rodolphus Agricola, Ge Hong, and Eduard Spranger. After him are Annemarie Schimmel, A. J. Ayer, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Petrus Ramus, Jonathan Edwards, and Gianni Vattimo.

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Among people born in 1754, Antoine Destutt de Tracy ranks 16Before him are William Bligh, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Frederick I of Württemberg, Georg Forster, Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon. After him are Louis de Bonald, Joseph Joubert, Salawat Yulayev, Jurij Vega, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, and Vicente Martín y Soler. Among people deceased in 1836, Antoine Destutt de Tracy ranks 22Before him are Aaron Burr, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Anton Reicha, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Maria Cristina of Savoy, and William Henry. After him are Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, James Bowie, Karel Hynek Mácha, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, Norbert Burgmüller, and John Loudon McAdam.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine Destutt de Tracy ranks 1,398 out of 4,109Before him are André Masson (1896), Adalbert of Magdeburg (910), Gaston Maspero (1846), Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817), Marguerite Perey (1909), and Jean-Pierre Papin (1963). After him are Emma Watson (1990), René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643), Matilda of Boulogne (1103), Mahaut, Countess of Artois (1269), Henry II, Duke of Lorraine (1563), and Robert Siodmak (1900).


Among philosophers born in France, Antoine Destutt de Tracy ranks 67Before him are Berengar of Tours (998), Emmanuel Mounier (1905), Jean Gerson (1363), Guillaume Budé (1467), Émile Chartier (1868), and Vincent of Beauvais (1190). After him are Petrus Ramus (1515), Louis Claude de Saint-Martin (1743), Pierre Duhem (1861), William of Champeaux (1070), Victor Cousin (1792), and Alain de Benoist (1943).

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