Hugh of Saint Victor

1096 - 1141

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh of Saint Victor has received more than 238,071 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugh of Saint Victor is the 255th most popular philosopher (up from 256th in 2019), the 537th most popular biography from Germany (up from 549th in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Philosopher.

Hugh of Saint Victor is most famous for his work as a theologian, philosopher, and mystic. He was a 12th century Christian philosopher, theologian, and mystic.

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  • 65.87

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.43

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  • 1.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Hugh of Saint Victor has had the most page views in the with 22,771 views, followed by Portuguese (11,230), and Spanish (7,698). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (105.09%), Hebrew (87.68%), and Bosnian (83.50%)


Among philosophers, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 255 out of 1,267Before him are Guy Debord, Pelagius, Aśvaghoṣa, Padmasambhava, Vladimir Solovyov, and Georges Sorel. After him are Anacharsis, Isaiah Berlin, Shen Kuo, William Godwin, Speusippus, and Ibn al-Nafis.

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Among people born in 1096, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 2Before him is Peter Lombard. After him are Canute Lavard, Al-Muqtafi, Al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Eremburga of Maine, Theodora Komnene, and Henry of Blois. Among people deceased in 1141, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 1After him are Judah Halevi, Béla II of Hungary, Leopold, Duke of Bavaria, Richenza of Northeim, Engelbert, Duke of Carinthia, and Margaret of L'Aigle.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 537 out of 7,253Before him are Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Gerhard Richter (1932), Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Theodor Morell (1886), and Klaus Fuchs (1911). After him are Jochen Rindt (1942), Adolf Galland (1912), Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774), Rudi Völler (1960), Philipp Scheidemann (1865), and Aby Warburg (1866).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 36Before him are Max Horkheimer (1895), Athanasius Kircher (1602), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Adam Weishaupt (1748), Rudolf Carnap (1891), and Ernst Bloch (1885). After him are Hans Jonas (1903), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), Bruno Bauer (1809), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Franz Brentano (1838), and Carl Gustav Hempel (1905).