PHILOSOPHER

Bernard Bolzano

1781 - 1848

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Bernard Bolzano (UK: , US: ; German: [bɔlˈtsaːno]; Italian: [bolˈtsaːno]; born Bernardus Placidus Johann Nepomuk Bolzano; 5 October 1781 – 18 December 1848) was a Bohemian mathematician, logician, philosopher, theologian and Catholic priest of Italian extraction, also known for his liberal views. Bolzano wrote in German, his native language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Bolzano has received more than 216,205 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Bernard Bolzano is the 216th most popular philosopher (down from 204th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 13th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Czech Philosopher.

Bernard Bolzano is most famous for his work in the fields of mathematical logic and philosophy.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Bernard Bolzano ranks 216 out of 1,089. Before him are Muhammad Abduh, Melissus of Samos, Gabriel Marcel, Miguel de Unamuno, Swami Vivekananda, and Paulo Freire. After him are Hasan al-Basri, Hippias, Imre Lakatos, Gaston Bachelard, Diotima of Mantinea, and Joseph de Maistre.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1781, Bernard Bolzano ranks 5Before him are George Stephenson, Eugène de Beauharnais, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, and Siméon Denis Poisson. After him are René Laennec, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, Adelbert von Chamisso, Stamford Raffles, David Brewster, Achim von Arnim, and Anton Diabelli. Among people deceased in 1848, Bernard Bolzano ranks 9Before him are Gaetano Donizetti, Jöns Jacob Berzelius, François-René de Chateaubriand, Christian VIII of Denmark, John Quincy Adams, and Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt. After him are Caroline Herschel, María Isabella of Spain, Nicolas Oudinot, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Vissarion Belinsky, and Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Bernard Bolzano ranks 42 out of 839. Before him are Hans Kelsen (1881), Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (907), Jan Palach (1948), Klement Gottwald (1896), Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), and Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289). After him are Josef Masopust (1931), Václav Klaus (1941), Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271), Milena Jesenská (1896), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728), and Karel Gott (1939).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Czechia

Among philosophers born in Czechia, Bernard Bolzano ranks 5Before him are John Amos Comenius (1592), Edmund Husserl (1859), Karl Kautsky (1854), and Hans Kelsen (1881). After him are Jerome of Prague (1379), Vilém Flusser (1920), Jan Patočka (1907), Jan Mukařovský (1891), Karel Kosík (1926), František Tomášek (1899), and Herbert Feigl (1902).