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Emer de Vattel

1714 - 1767

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Emer (Emmerich) de Vattel (French pronunciation: ​[vat-těl] 25 April 1714 – 28 December 1767) was an international lawyer. He was born in Couvet in the Principality of Neuchâtel (now a canton part of Switzerland but part of Prussia at the time) in 1714 and died in 1767. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emer de Vattel has received more than 109,170 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Emer de Vattel is the 809th most popular philosopher (up from 846th in 2019), the 246th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 270th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swiss Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Emer de Vattel ranks 809 out of 1,081Before him are George of Trebizond, Cerinthus, Mykhailo Drahomanov, Michel Henry, Herman of Carinthia, and Péter Pázmány. After him are Cheng Hao, Anne Conway, Metrodorus of Chios, Louis Lavelle, Mortimer J. Adler, and Hans Albert.

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Among people born in 1714, Emer de Vattel ranks 17Before him are Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, Kristijonas Donelaitis, George Whitefield, Princess Anne Charlotte of Lorraine, and Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia. After him are César-François Cassini de Thury, Richard Wilson, Christoph Bartholomäus Anton Migazzi, René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Suleiman II of Persia, and Gottfried August Homilius. Among people deceased in 1767, Emer de Vattel ranks 8Before him are Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Giambattista Pittoni, Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, and Burkhard Christoph von Münnich. After him are Étienne de Silhouette, Ekkathat, Johann Schobert, Firmin Abauzit, Giacomo Ceruti, and Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Emer de Vattel ranks 246 out of 876Before him are Rudolf Wolf (1816), Ludwig Senfl (1486), George de Mestral (1907), Vincent Perez (1964), Adolf Wölfli (1864), and Henri Schwery (1932). After him are Wiborada (900), Emma Jung (1882), Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767), Princess Elena of Romania (1950), Domenico Trezzini (1670), and Flavio Cotti (1939).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Switzerland

Among philosophers born in Switzerland, Emer de Vattel ranks 10Before him are Frithjof Schuon (1907), Emil Brunner (1889), Denis de Rougemont (1906), Jean Ziegler (1934), Jean Vanier (1928), and Jean Starobinski (1920). After him are Edmond Privat (1889), Karl Ludwig von Haller (1768), Tariq Ramadan (1962), and Alain de Botton (1969).