Constantin von Tischendorf

1815 - 1874

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Lobegott Friedrich Constantin (von) Tischendorf (18 January 1815 – 7 December 1874) was a German biblical scholar. In 1844, he discovered the world's oldest and most complete Bible dated to around the mid-4th century and called Codex Sinaiticus after the St. Catherine's Monastery at Mt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantin von Tischendorf has received more than 150,566 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Constantin von Tischendorf is the 598th most popular philosopher (down from 591st in 2019), the 1,724th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,640th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Constantin von Tischendorf ranks 598 out of 1,081Before him are Jan Patočka, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Mary Parker Follett, Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Alexander of Hales, and Kanada. After him are Silvia Federici, Maurice Blondel, Paul Nizan, Johannes Sturm, Pietro d'Abano, and Roman Ingarden.

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Among people born in 1815, Constantin von Tischendorf ranks 20Before him are Ernest Meissonier, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Lorenz von Stein, Princess Elisabeth of Prussia, Giuseppina Strepponi, and Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte. After him are Andreas Achenbach, Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha, Anthony Trollope, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Eugène Marin Labiche, and Alexander von Middendorff. Among people deceased in 1874, Constantin von Tischendorf ranks 16Before him are Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Cochise, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Marià Fortuny, Josiah Warren, and Moritz von Jacobi. After him are Charles Gleyre, Peter Cornelius, Peter Andreas Hansen, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Countess of Ségur, and Howard Staunton.

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Among people born in Germany, Constantin von Tischendorf ranks 1,724 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772), Prince Joachim of Prussia (1890), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine (1809), Henry XIII, Duke of Bavaria (1235), and Leopold Gmelin (1788). After him are Jochen Mass (1946), Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia (1716), Isidor Straus (1845), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), August Oetker (1862), and Adolf Eugen Fick (1829).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Constantin von Tischendorf ranks 80Before him are Werner Jaeger (1888), Ludwig Büchner (1824), Johann Bernhard Basedow (1723), Eric Voegelin (1901), Hans Blumenberg (1920), and Hermann Lotze (1817). After him are Johannes Sturm (1507), Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769), Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), Ernst Nolte (1923), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), and Franz Xaver von Baader (1765).