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) in 1714 and died in 1767. He was largely influenced by Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emer de Vattel has received more than 90,233 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Emer de Vattel is the 846th most popular philosopher (down from 836th in 2019), the 270th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 254th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swiss Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Emer de Vattel ranks 846 out of 1,089Before him are Sarada Devi, Dietrich von Hildebrand, Pierre Nicole, Philipp Mainländer, Matthias Bel, and Vallabha. After him are Hemachandra, Arai Hakuseki, Kumārila Bhaṭṭa, Carl Dahlhaus, George of Trebizond, and Liu Yuxi.

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Among people born in 1714, Emer de Vattel ranks 18Before him are Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, George Whitefield, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, Richard Wilson, and César-François Cassini de Thury. After him are Anna Morandi Manzolini, Giovanni Arduino, and Gottfried August Homilius. Among people deceased in 1767, Emer de Vattel ranks 11Before him are Giambattista Pittoni, Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Étienne de Silhouette, Johann Schobert, Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, and Ekkathat. After him are Firmin Abauzit, Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen, Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, Prince John August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, and Charles Townshend.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Emer de Vattel ranks 270 out of 749Before him are Werner Bischof (1916), Hans Erni (1909), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Walther Ritz (1878), Raoul Pictet (1846), and Abraham Trembley (1710). After him are Didier Queloz (1966), Daniel Schmid (1941), Jean Reynier (1771), Leopold Kielholz (1911), Othmar Schoeck (1886), and Alexandre Calame (1810).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Switzerland

Among philosophers born in Switzerland, Emer de Vattel ranks 10Before him are Jean Vanier (1928), Denis de Rougemont (1906), Jean Ziegler (1934), Frithjof Schuon (1907), Emil Brunner (1889), and Jean Starobinski (1920). After him are Edmond Privat (1889), Jeanne Hersch (1910), Tariq Ramadan (1962), and Alain de Botton (1969).