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Ernst Moritz Arndt

1769 - 1860

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Ernst Moritz Arndt (26 December 1769 – 29 January 1860) was a German nationalist historian, writer and poet. Early in his life, he fought for the abolition of serfdom, later against Napoleonic dominance over Germany. Arndt had to flee to Sweden for some time due to his anti-French positions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Moritz Arndt has received more than 130,991 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ernst Moritz Arndt is the 627th most popular philosopher (down from 621st in 2019), the 1,854th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,802nd in 2019) and the 82nd most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Ernst Moritz Arndt ranks 627 out of 1,081Before him are Georges Politzer, Ian Stevenson, Guarino da Verona, Giles of Rome, Florian Znaniecki, and Jean Hyppolite. After him are Al-Taftazani, Bardaisan, Philo of Larissa, Manuel Chrysoloras, María Zambrano, and Karl Christian Friedrich Krause.

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Among people born in 1769, Ernst Moritz Arndt ranks 17Before him are André-Jacques Garnerin, William Smith, Thomas Lawrence, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, and Józef Elsner. After him are Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Lotf Ali Khan, Aleksey Arakcheyev, François Séverin Marceau, and Ignacio Allende. Among people deceased in 1860, Ernst Moritz Arndt ranks 19Before him are Julia Pastrana, Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Thomas Addison, and Carl Ritter von Ghega. After him are Ang Duong, Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Ii Naosuke.

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Among people born in Germany, Ernst Moritz Arndt ranks 1,854 out of 6,142Before him are Fritz Witt (1908), William Dieterle (1893), Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1771), Reinhard Keiser (1674), Maria Riva (1924), and Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780). After him are Fritz Fischer (1912), Jürgen Moltmann (1926), Barbara of Brandenburg (1464), Theodor Nöldeke (1836), Princess Hilda of Nassau (1864), and Elvira Madigan (1867).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Ernst Moritz Arndt ranks 82Before him are Johann Bernhard Basedow (1723), Eric Voegelin (1901), Hans Blumenberg (1920), Hermann Lotze (1817), Constantin von Tischendorf (1815), and Johannes Sturm (1507). After him are Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), Ernst Nolte (1923), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), Franz Xaver von Baader (1765), Friedrich Albert Lange (1828), and Johannes Oecolampadius (1482).