James Harrington

1611 - 1677

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James Harrington (or Harington) (3 January 1611 – 11 September 1677) was an English political theorist of classical republicanism. He is best known for his controversial publication The Commonwealth of Oceana (1656). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Harrington has received more than 13,399 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). James Harrington is the 9,064th most popular politician (down from 9,018th in 2019), the 2,003rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,929th in 2019) and the 314th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, James Harrington ranks 9,064 out of 15,710Before him are Conrad II, Duke of Bohemia, Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Ğazı II Giray, Neferkaure, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, and Keisai Eisen. After him are Dirk V, Count of Holland, Marcantonio Trivisan, Gerda Steinhoff, Josep Sunyol, Vladimir of Novgorod, and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro.

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Among people born in 1611, James Harrington ranks 14Before him are Marie Louise Gonzaga, Cecilia Renata of Austria, Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein, Mary Dyer, Jan Fyt, and Carlo Rainaldi. After him are Willem van de Velde the Elder, John Pell, Andreas Hammerschmidt, and Henry Ireton. Among people deceased in 1677, James Harrington ranks 11Before him are Barbara Strozzi, Wenceslaus Hollar, Robert Cambert, Aert van der Neer, Antonio Maria Abbatini, and Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach. After him are William Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Matthew Locke, and Henry Oldenburg.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, James Harrington ranks 2,003 out of 6,924Before him are Joseph Delaney (1945), June Whitfield (1925), Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), Herbert Chapman (1878), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), and Lady Caroline Lamb (1785). After him are Robert T. A. Innes (1861), Roderick Murchison (1792), Eric Woolfson (1945), Barbara West (1911), Mike Rutherford (1950), and Derek Jarman (1942).

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