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George Gurdjieff

1866 - 1949

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George Ivanovich Gurdjieff (; Russian: Гео́ргий Ива́нович Гурджи́ев, tr. Geórgy Ivánovich Gurdzhíev; c. 1866–1877 – 29 October 1949) was a philosopher, mystic, spiritual teacher, and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Gurdjieff has received more than 2,173,448 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). George Gurdjieff is the 119th most popular philosopher (down from 111th in 2019), the most popular biography from Armenia and the most popular Armenian Philosopher.

George Gurdjieff is most famous for his book, "Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson."

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Among philosophers, George Gurdjieff ranks 119 out of 1,081Before him are Meister Eckhart, Charles Fourier, Gilles Deleuze, John Venn, Bodhidharma, and Al-Tabari. After him are Emil Cioran, Johann Friedrich Herbart, Antisthenes, Ramon Llull, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab.

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Among people born in 1866, George Gurdjieff ranks 7Before him are Wassily Kandinsky, Sun Yat-sen, Romain Rolland, Erik Satie, H. G. Wells, and Thomas Hunt Morgan. After him are Alfred Werner, Benedetto Croce, Beatrix Potter, Aby Warburg, Giovanni Agnelli, and Hans von Seeckt. Among people deceased in 1949, George Gurdjieff ranks 4Before him are Maurice Maeterlinck, Richard Strauss, and Sigrid Undset. After him are Georgi Dimitrov, Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, Hassan al-Banna, Charles Ponzi, James Ensor, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, and Friedrich Bergius.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, George Gurdjieff ranks 1 out of 147After him are Tigranes the Great (-140), Gregory the Illuminator (257), Leo V the Armenian (775), Anastas Mikoyan (1895), Artem Mikoyan (1905), Tiridates III of Armenia (255), Armen Sarkissian (1953), Hayk (410), Najm ad-Din Ayyub (1100), Shirkuh (1100), and Khachatur Abovian (1805).


Among philosophers born in Armenia, George Gurdjieff ranks 1After him are Anania Shirakatsi (610).