Bruno Bauer

1809 - 1882

Bruno Bauer

Bruno Bauer (German: [baʊɐ]; 6 September 1809 – 13 April 1882) was a German philosopher and theologian. As a student of G. W. F. Hegel, Bauer was a radical Rationalist in philosophy, politics and Biblical criticism. Bauer investigated the sources of the New Testament and, beginning with Hegel's Hellenophile orientation, concluded that early Christianity owed more to ancient Greek philosophy (Stoicism) than to Judaism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Bauer has received more than 162,055 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 249th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Bruno Bauer ranks 247 out of 1,005Before him are Marsilius of Padua, Apollodorus of Athens, Nicole Oresme, Judah Loew ben Bezalel, Ivan Illich, and Bayazid Bastami. After him are Xenocrates, Chilon of Sparta, Sebastian Brant, Bias of Priene, Iamblichus, and Nikolai Berdyaev.

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Among people born in 1809, Bruno Bauer ranks 10Before him are Nikolai Gogol, Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, and William Ewart Gladstone. After him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Joseph Liouville, Albert Pike, Hermann Grassmann, Juliusz Słowacki, and Ljudevit Gaj. Among people deceased in 1882, Bruno Bauer ranks 8Before him are Giuseppe Garibaldi, Friedrich Wöhler, Jesse James, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Arthur de Gobineau, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. After him are Theodor Schwann, Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, Francesco Hayez, Joseph Liouville, and William Stanley Jevons.

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Among people born in Germany, Bruno Bauer ranks 439 out of 3,763Before him are Friedrich List (1789), Patrick Süskind (1949), Ilse Koch (1906), Julius von Mayer (1814), Horst Wessel (1907), and Richard von Weizsäcker (1920). After him are Pope Victor II (1018), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Otto Carius (1922), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), and Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Bruno Bauer ranks 38Before him are Max Stirner (1806), Max Scheler (1874), Rudolf Carnap (1891), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Franz Brentano (1838), and Ernst Bloch (1885). After him are Hans Jonas (1903), Moritz Schlick (1882), Adam of Bremen (null), Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), David Strauss (1808), and Rudolf Bultmann (1884).

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