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 182,078 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hugh of Saint Victor is the 268th most popular philosopher (up from 281st in 2019), the 543rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 536th in 2019) and the 40th 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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Among philosophers, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 268 out of 1,089Before him are Al-Jahiz, Shen Kuo, Priscus, Alain Badiou, Gemistus Pletho, and Vladimir Solovyov. After him are Aristoxenus, Adam of Bremen, Ammonius Saccas, Carneades, G. E. Moore, and Sri Aurobindo.

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Among people born in 1096, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 1After him are Peter Lombard, Canute Lavard, Al-Muqtafi, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah, and Henry of Blois. Among people deceased in 1141, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 1After him are Béla II of Hungary, Judah Halevi, Leopold, Duke of Bavaria, and Richenza of Northeim.

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Among people born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 543 out of 5,289Before him are Kurt Schwitters (1887), Carl Ritter (1779), Klaus Mann (1906), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Aby Warburg (1866), and Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743). After him are Karl-Otto Koch (1897), Theodor Schwann (1810), Wilhelm Mohnke (1911), Heinrich Brüning (1885), Werner Mölders (1913), and Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 40Before him are Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Franz Brentano (1838), Ernst Bloch (1885), Hans Jonas (1903), Moritz Schlick (1882), and Bruno Bauer (1809). After him are Adam of Bremen (null), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), David Strauss (1808), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), and Hermann Cohen (1842).