Augustine of Hippo

354 - 430

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Augustine of Hippo (, also US: ; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Numidia, Roman North Africa. His writings influenced the development of Western philosophy and Western Christianity, and he is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustine of Hippo has received more than 8,149,228 page views. His biography is available in 144 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 137 in 2019). Augustine of Hippo is the 15th most popular philosopher (down from 12th in 2019), the most popular biography from Algeria and the most popular Philosopher.

Augustine of Hippo is most famous for his conversion to Christianity and his writings on the subject.

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Among philosophers, Augustine of Hippo ranks 15 out of 1,081Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Avicenna, John Locke, Niccolò Machiavelli, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Francis Bacon. After him are Thales of Miletus, Thomas Aquinas, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Montesquieu, Thomas Hobbes, and Democritus.

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Among people born in 354, Augustine of Hippo ranks 1After him are Paulinus of Nola and Arsenius the Great. Among people deceased in 430, Augustine of Hippo ranks 1After him are Macrobius, Octar, Honoratus, and Saint Aurelius.

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Among people born in Algeria, Augustine of Hippo ranks 1 out of 184After him are Albert Camus (1913), Apuleius (125), Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Jacques Derrida (1930), Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), Jugurtha (-160), Saint Monica (332), Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), and Emir Abdelkader (1808).


Among philosophers born in Algeria, Augustine of Hippo ranks 1After him are Jacques Derrida (1930), Louis Althusser (1918), Jacques Rancière (1940), Martianus Capella (360), Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100), Priscian (500), and Émile Boirac (1851).