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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 204,963 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hugh of Saint Victor is the 259th most popular philosopher (up from 268th in 2019), the 549th most popular biography from Germany (down from 543rd 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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Among philosophers, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 259 out of 1,081Before him are Franz Brentano, Aśvaghoṣa, Vladimir Solovyov, Prodicus, Francisco Suárez, and Ram Mohan Roy. After him are Ernst Bloch, Carneades, Nicole Oresme, Alcmaeon of Croton, Arcesilaus, and Otto Weininger.

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Among people born in 1096, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 1After him are Peter Lombard, Canute Lavard, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Al-Muqtafi, Al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah, Theodora Komnene, Eremburga of Maine, 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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Among people born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 549 out of 6,142Before him are Albert the Bear (1100), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), Dietrich Eckart (1868), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), and Ernst Udet (1896). After him are Hermann Staudinger (1881), Ernst Bloch (1885), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Karl Ziegler (1898), Kurt Meyer (1910), and Heinrich Brüning (1885).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hugh of Saint Victor ranks 36Before him are Max Scheler (1874), Max Horkheimer (1895), Athanasius Kircher (1602), Rudolf Carnap (1891), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), and Franz Brentano (1838). After him are Ernst Bloch (1885), Hans Jonas (1903), Bruno Bauer (1809), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Adam of Bremen (null), and Rudolf Otto (1869).