Hannah Arendt

1906 - 1975

Hannah Arendt

Johanna "Hannah" Cohn Arendt (, also US: , German: [ˈaːʁənt]; 14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975), also known as Hannah Arendt Bluecher, was a German-American philosopher and political theorist. Her many books and articles on topics ranging from totalitarianism to epistemology have had a lasting influence on political theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hannah Arendt has received more than 2,923,387 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 49th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Hannah Arendt ranks 47 out of 1,005Before her are Maria Montessori, Al-Farabi, Michel de Montaigne, Origen, Al-Ghazali, and John Amos Comenius. After her are Karl Popper, Parmenides, Nasreddin, Henri Bergson, Plotinus, and Lucretius.

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Among people born in 1906, Hannah Arendt ranks 3Before her are Leonid Brezhnev and Adolf Eichmann. After her are Dmitri Shostakovich, Samuel Beckett, Puyi, Aristotle Onassis, Luchino Visconti, Grace Hopper, Kurt Gödel, Albert Hofmann, and Henri Charrière. Among people deceased in 1975, Hannah Arendt ranks 3Before her are Francisco Franco and Chiang Kai-shek. After her are Dmitri Shostakovich, Ivo Andrić, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Haile Selassie, Aristotle Onassis, Otto Skorzeny, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Umm Kulthum, and Josephine Baker.

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Among people born in Germany, Hannah Arendt ranks 45 out of 3,763Before her are Angela Merkel (1954), Adolf Eichmann (1906), Josef Mengele (1911), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), John Amos Comenius (1592), and Bernhard Riemann (1826). After her are Werner Heisenberg (1901), Alexander von Humboldt (1769), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Hildegard of Bingen (1098), and Felix Mendelssohn (1809).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hannah Arendt ranks 6Before her are Friedrich Nietzsche (1844), Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770), Friedrich Engels (1820), Martin Heidegger (1889), and John Amos Comenius (1592). After her are Ludwig Feuerbach (1804), Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762), Karl Jaspers (1883), Jürgen Habermas (1929), Nicholas of Cusa (1401), and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775).

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