Jacques Rancière

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Jacques Rancière (French: [ʁɑ̃sjɛʁ]; born 10 June 1940) is a French philosopher, Professor of Philosophy at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII: Vincennes—Saint-Denis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Rancière has received more than 435,391 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jacques Rancière is the 341st most popular philosopher (down from 329th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Algeria (down from 19th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Philosopher.

Jacques Rancière is a philosopher and political theorist who is most famous for his work in the field of aesthetics. His work is largely concerned with the relationship between politics and art.

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Among philosophers, Jacques Rancière ranks 341 out of 1,081Before him are Bruno Latour, Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Hwang Jini, Francisco de Vitoria, Antoine Arnauld, and Juan Luis Vives. After him are Edgar Morin, Martianus Capella, Strato of Lampsacus, Lev Shestov, Yi I, and E. H. Carr.

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Among people born in 1940, Jacques Rancière ranks 64Before him are Vicente Fernández, Raul Julia, Óscar Arias, Al Jarreau, Shahnaz Pahlavi, and Mina. After him are Paolo Borsellino, Annie Ernaux, Herbie Hancock, Dennis Tito, Roberto Cavalli, and Abdurrahman Wahid.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Jacques Rancière ranks 22 out of 184Before him are Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945), Dihya (700), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Marcel Cerdan (1916), and Abdelkader Bensalah (1941). After him are Juba I of Numidia (-85), Martianus Capella (360), Ferhat Abbas (1899), Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933), Syphax (-250), and Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948).


Among philosophers born in Algeria, Jacques Rancière ranks 4Before him are Augustine of Hippo (354), Jacques Derrida (1930), and Louis Althusser (1918). After him are Martianus Capella (360), Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100), Priscian (500), and Émile Boirac (1851).