Augustine of Hippo

354 - 430

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo (; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian, philosopher, 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 6,113,544 page views. His biography is available in 133 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Augustine of Hippo ranks 13 out of 1,005Before him are René Descartes, Pythagoras, Avicenna, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Niccolò Machiavelli. After him are Francis Bacon, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Thomas Aquinas, John Locke, Baruch Spinoza, and Seneca the Younger.

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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 and Octar.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Augustine of Hippo ranks 1 out of 129After him are Albert Camus (1913), Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Apuleius (125), Jacques Derrida (1930), Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), Jugurtha (-160), Saint Monica (332), Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), Emir Abdelkader (1808), and Pope Miltiades (250).


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

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