Georg Henrik von Wright

1916 - 2003

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Georg Henrik von Wright (Swedish: [ˈjěːɔrj ˈhɛ̌nːrɪk fɔn ˈvrɪkːt]; 14 June 1916 – 16 June 2003) was a Finnish philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Henrik von Wright has received more than 107,783 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Georg Henrik von Wright is the 509th most popular philosopher (down from 447th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Finland (down from 43rd in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Georg Henrik von Wright ranks 509 out of 1,089Before him are Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Zoilus, Abu Yusuf, Yi Hwang, Ge Hong, and Lev Gumilyov. After him are Jonathan Edwards, Harriet Taylor Mill, Pietro d'Abano, Crates of Mallus, Ludwig Büchner, and Murray Bookchin.

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Among people born in 1916, Georg Henrik von Wright ranks 64Before him are Richard Fleischer, Jack Vance, Walt Whitman Rostow, Pérez Prado, Henri Dutilleux, and Lilian, Princess of Réthy. After him are Léo Ferré, Kristján Eldjárn, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Jane Jacobs, and Luis Corvalán. Among people deceased in 2003, Georg Henrik von Wright ranks 58Before him are Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Fred Rogers, Denis Thatcher, László Papp, Waichiro Omura, and Walt Whitman Rostow. After him are Valentin Pavlov, Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Anna Lindh, Carlo Urbani, Moktar Ould Daddah, and Monique Wittig.

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Among people born in Finland, Georg Henrik von Wright ranks 48 out of 509Before him are Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Armi Kuusela (1934), Albert Edelfelt (1854), Lars Ahlfors (1907), Pentti Linkola (1932), and Hugo Simberg (1873). After him are Zachris Topelius (1818), Matti Nykänen (1963), Ari Vatanen (1952), Väinö Linna (1920), Jari Litmanen (1971), and Bernhard Crusell (1775).


Among philosophers born in Finland, Georg Henrik von Wright ranks 1After him are Jaakko Hintikka (1929) and Edvard Westermarck (1862).