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Emil Brunner

1889 - 1966

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Heinrich Emil Brunner (1889–1966) was a Swiss Reformed theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil Brunner has received more than 141,511 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Emil Brunner is the 704th most popular philosopher (up from 774th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 228th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Emil Brunner ranks 704 out of 1,081Before him are Theophan Prokopovich, Frithjof Schuon, Volin, Salomon Maimon, Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī, and Nausiphanes. After him are Rudolph Goclenius, Wang Bi, Denis de Rougemont, Johann Heinrich Alsted, Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, and John Argyropoulos.

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Among people born in 1889, Emil Brunner ranks 80Before him are Frans Masereel, Philippe Thys, John B. Kelly Sr., Erhard Raus, Kenwa Mabuni, and Reşat Nuri Güntekin. After him are Mile Budak, Azem Galica, Karel Doorman, Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Thomas Midgley Jr., and Maria Bochkareva. Among people deceased in 1966, Emil Brunner ranks 73Before him are Edmond Locard, Bai Chongxi, Caterina Albert, Fritz Wunderlich, Wilhelm Röpke, and Elena Stasova. After him are Vladimir Minorsky, Maximiliano Hernández Martínez, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, George Ohsawa, Vilis Lācis, and Robert Rossen.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Emil Brunner ranks 198 out of 876Before him are Josias Braun-Blanquet (1884), Alfred Escher (1819), Joanna of Pfirt (1300), Marc Allégret (1900), Frithjof Schuon (1907), and Daniel Peter (1836). After him are Ignazio Cassis (1961), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), Denis de Rougemont (1906), Adrian Frutiger (1928), and Julius Maggi (1846).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Switzerland

Among philosophers born in Switzerland, Emil Brunner ranks 5Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712), Benjamin Constant (1767), Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), and Frithjof Schuon (1907). After him are Denis de Rougemont (1906), Jean Ziegler (1934), Jean Vanier (1928), Jean Starobinski (1920), Emer de Vattel (1714), Edmond Privat (1889), and Karl Ludwig von Haller (1768).