Hermann Cohen

1842 - 1918

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Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg school of neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important Jewish philosopher of the nineteenth century". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Cohen has received more than 90,865 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Hermann Cohen is the 332nd most popular philosopher (up from 352nd in 2019), the 748th most popular biography from Germany (down from 736th in 2019) and the 46th most popular German Philosopher.

Hermann Cohen was a German philosopher who was most famous for his work on the philosophy of religion.

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Among philosophers, Hermann Cohen ranks 332 out of 1,089Before him are Martianus Capella, Heraclides Ponticus, Asanga, Jacques Rancière, Henri Lefebvre, and Bruno Latour. After him are Crates of Thebes, Pietro Pomponazzi, Macrobius, Peter Singer, Anacharsis, and Haji Bektash Veli.

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Among people born in 1842, Hermann Cohen ranks 18Before him are Dominic Savio, Ambrose Bierce, Osborne Reynolds, Georg Brandes, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, and Arrigo Boito. After him are Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Sophus Lie, Carl von Linde, Vasily Vereshchagin, Okita Sōji, and Giovanni Boldini. Among people deceased in 1918, Hermann Cohen ranks 33Before him are Fanny Kaplan, Edmond Rostand, Ferdinand Hodler, Niko Pirosmani, Frank Wedekind, and Arrigo Boito. After him are Frederick Trump, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Aleksandr Lyapunov, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Lili Boulanger, and John Bauer.

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Among people born in Germany, Hermann Cohen ranks 748 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Oskar Schlemmer (1888), Bruno Walter (1876), Fritz Haarmann (1879), Markus Wolf (1923), and Hugo Junkers (1859). After him are Princess Wilhelmine of Baden (1788), Rudi Völler (1960), Frederick Trump (1869), Sandra (1962), Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778), and Carl Spitzweg (1808).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hermann Cohen ranks 46Before him are Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Adam of Bremen (null), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), David Strauss (1808), and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743). After him are Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Moses Hess (1812), Wilhelm Windelband (1848), Karl Rahner (1904), Rudolf Otto (1869), and Gershom Scholem (1897).