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Anton Wilhelm Amo

1703 - 1759

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Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo (c. 1703 – c. 1759) was a Nzema philosopher from Axim, Dutch Gold Coast (now Ghana). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Wilhelm Amo has received more than 354,583 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Anton Wilhelm Amo is the 735th most popular philosopher, the 7th most popular biography from Ghana and the most popular Ghanaian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Anton Wilhelm Amo ranks 735 out of 1,081Before him are Li Zhi, Jean Vanier, Wonhyo, Leontion, Mario Bunge, and Hossein Nasr. After him are Helen Parkhurst, Ludwig Klages, Nikolai Amosov, Julien Benda, Eduard Zeller, and Zhang Zai.

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Among people born in 1703, Anton Wilhelm Amo ranks 9Before him are Marie Leszczyńska, John Wesley, Louis, Duke of Orléans, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Jonathan Edwards, and Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach. After him are Johann Gottlieb Graun, Johann Theodor of Bavaria, Aleksei Chirikov, Vasily Trediakovsky, and Mary Toft. Among people deceased in 1759, Anton Wilhelm Amo ranks 9Before him are Pierre Louis Maupertuis, Louise Élisabeth of France, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Carl Heinrich Graun, Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay, and Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. After him are Louise Henriette de Bourbon, Sedjefakare, Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, James Wolfe, Alamgir II, and Nicolaus I Bernoulli.

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In Ghana

Among people born in Ghana, Anton Wilhelm Amo ranks 7 out of 121Before him are Kofi Annan (1938), Kwame Nkrumah (1909), Abedi Pele (1964), Nana Akufo-Addo (1944), Marcel Desailly (1968), and Sylvanus Olympio (1902). After him are Jerry Rawlings (1947), Peter Turkson (1948), Michael Essien (1982), Peter Mensah (1959), John Kufuor (1938), and John Atta Mills (1944).


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