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 135,905 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Emil Brunner is the 774th most popular philosopher (up from 830th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 249th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swiss Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Emil Brunner ranks 774 out of 1,089Before him are Eugenio Coșeriu, Bharadwaja, Hayashi Razan, Joseph Dietzgen, Michel Henry, and Mortimer J. Adler. After him are Nikolai Amosov, Bernard Williams, Kazimierz Twardowski, Michael Walzer, Louis Lavelle, and Vazgen I.

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Among people born in 1889, Emil Brunner ranks 100Before him are Charles Kay Ogden, Dorothy Gibson, Walther Gerlach, Albin Stenroos, Tito Schipa, and Amadeo Bordiga. After him are Musidora, Ernst Reuter, Vasiliy Ulrikh, Henri Pélissier, Ernest Marsden, and Lev Karakhan. Among people deceased in 1966, Emil Brunner ranks 84Before him are Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Robert Rossen, Vladimir Minorsky, Maximiliano Hernández Martínez, Väinö Tanner, and Heimito von Doderer. After him are Venceslau Brás, Alfred P. Sloan, J. F. C. Fuller, Camilo Torres Restrepo, C. S. Forester, and Vilis Lācis.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Emil Brunner ranks 228 out of 749Before him are François-Alphonse Forel (1841), Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), Robert Miles (1969), Pascal Couchepin (1942), and Wilhelm Meyer-Lübke (1861). After him are Auguste Forel (1848), Alain Tanner (1929), Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (1718), Christoph Blocher (1940), Antonio Ciseri (1821), and Adolf Wölfli (1864).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Switzerland

Among philosophers born in Switzerland, Emil Brunner ranks 8Before him are Benjamin Constant (1767), Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), Jean Vanier (1928), Denis de Rougemont (1906), Jean Ziegler (1934), and Frithjof Schuon (1907). After him are Jean Starobinski (1920), Emer de Vattel (1714), Edmond Privat (1889), Jeanne Hersch (1910), Tariq Ramadan (1962), and Alain de Botton (1969).