Gilles Deleuze

1925 - 1995

Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze (; French: [ʒil dəløz]; 18 January 1925 – 4 November 1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1950s until his death in 1995, wrote on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art. His most popular works were the two volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Anti-Oedipus (1972) and A Thousand Plateaus (1980), both co-written with psychoanalyst Félix Guattari. His metaphysical treatise Difference and Repetition (1968) is considered by many scholars to be his magnum opus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilles Deleuze has received more than 1,369,694 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 106th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Gilles Deleuze ranks 104 out of 1,005Before him are Athanasius of Alexandria, Ibn Arabi, Tommaso Campanella, Meister Eckhart, Theophrastus, and Al-Kindi. After him are Wilhelm von Humboldt, Zhu Xi, Philo, Ibn Taymiyyah, Bonaventure, and Gorgias.

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Among people born in 1925, Gilles Deleuze ranks 6Before him are Malcolm X, Margaret Thatcher, Pol Pot, Richard Burton, and Yukio Mishima. After him are Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, and Alija Izetbegović. Among people deceased in 1995, Gilles Deleuze ranks 2Before him is Yitzhak Rabin. After him are Juan Manuel Fangio, Emil Cioran, Anatoly Dyatlov, Michael Ende, Emmanuel Levinas, Konrad Zuse, Mikhail Botvinnik, Eugene Wigner, Gunnar Nordahl, and Adolf Butenandt.

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Among people born in France, Gilles Deleuze ranks 199 out of 4,109Before him are Georges Méliès (1861), Pope Clement VI (1291), Alfred Sisley (1839), Henry II of England (1133), Gustave Doré (1832), and François-René de Chateaubriand (1768). After him are Jeanne Calment (1875), Philip Melanchthon (1497), Jacques de Molay (1243), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), and Gilles de Rais (1405).


Among philosophers born in France, Gilles Deleuze ranks 11Before him are Michel de Montaigne (1533), Henri Bergson (1859), Peter Abelard (1079), Jean Bodin (1530), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), and Roland Barthes (1915). After him are Charles Fourier (1772), Henri de Saint-Simon (1760), Simone Weil (1909), Jean Baudrillard (1929), Marquis de Condorcet (1743), and Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908).

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