Charles Kay Ogden

1889 - 1957

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Charles Kay Ogden (; 1 June 1889 – 20 March 1957) was an English linguist, philosopher, and writer. Described as a polymath but also an eccentric and outsider, he took part in many ventures related to literature, politics, the arts, and philosophy, having a broad effect particularly as an editor, translator, and activist on behalf of a reformed version of the English language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Kay Ogden has received more than 97,235 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Charles Kay Ogden is the 831st most popular philosopher (down from 757th in 2019), the 1,969th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,738th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Charles Kay Ogden ranks 831 out of 1,081Before him are Karl Vogt, Paolo Sarpi, Joseph Dietzgen, Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, Philippa Foot, and Claude Lefort. After him are Kazimierz Twardowski, John Italus, Necip Fazıl Kısakürek, Debendranath Tagore, Calcidius, and André Glucksmann.

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Among people born in 1889, Charles Kay Ogden ranks 112Before him are Isak Samokovlija, Ernst Niekisch, Lev Mekhlis, Adolphe Pégoud, Baba Sali, and Gabriel Hanot. After him are Vasiliy Ulrikh, Musidora, Albin Stenroos, Lev Karakhan, Imre Schlosser, and Richard Boleslawski. Among people deceased in 1957, Charles Kay Ogden ranks 97Before him are Gheorghe Tătărescu, Joseph Canteloube, Bertha Krupp, Halil Kut, Álvaro Gestido, and Bugs Moran. After him are Musidora, Sadri Maksudi Arsal, Avetik Isahakyan, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, José Linhares, and Eugenio Castellotti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Kay Ogden ranks 1,969 out of 7,765Before him are Bill Bruford (1949), Henry Allingham (1896), Philippa Foot (1920), Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild (1840), Charles Forbes René de Montalembert (1810), and Erling Braut Håland (2000). After him are Louisa Adams (1775), Harold Laski (1893), Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (1516), Frederick Scott Archer (1813), Caratacus (15), and Ian Wilmut (1944).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Charles Kay Ogden ranks 53Before him are Bernard Williams (1929), Stephen Toulmin (1922), Raymond Williams (1921), Perry Anderson (1938), Anne Conway (1631), and Philippa Foot (1920). After him are Thomas Arnold (1795), F. H. Bradley (1846), Michael Dummett (1925), J. M. E. McTaggart (1866), Samuel Clarke (1675), and Frederick Copleston (1907).