Jean-Marie Guyau

1854 - 1888

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Jean-Marie Guyau (28 October 1854 – 31 March 1888) was a French philosopher and poet. Guyau was inspired by the philosophies of Epicurus, Epictetus, Plato, Immanuel Kant, Herbert Spencer, and Alfred Fouillée, and the poetry and literature of Pierre Corneille, Victor Hugo, and Alfred de Musset. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Marie Guyau has received more than 43,680 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jean-Marie Guyau is the 625th most popular philosopher (up from 663rd in 2019), the 1,980th most popular biography from France (up from 2,020th in 2019) and the 84th most popular French Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Jean-Marie Guyau ranks 625 out of 1,089Before him are Ian Stevenson, Dignāga, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Fulbert of Chartres, Zhiyi, and Arete of Cyrene. After him are Madhvacharya, Alfred Schmidt, Numenius of Apamea, Yang Xiong, Olympiodorus the Younger, and Dharmakirti.

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Among people born in 1854, Jean-Marie Guyau ranks 36Before him are Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Charles Algernon Parsons, Takahashi Korekiyo, Yan Fu, and Ruth Belville. After him are Hubert Lyautey, Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Lady Randolph Churchill, Hermann Kövess von Kövessháza, Patrick Geddes, and Zhang Xun. Among people deceased in 1888, Jean-Marie Guyau ranks 30Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Edward Lear, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes, Dora d'Istria, and Charles Cros. After him are Princess Helena of Nassau, Gustave Boulanger, Matthew Arnold, Philip Sheridan, Vsevolod Garshin, and Auguste Maquet.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Marie Guyau ranks 1,980 out of 5,234Before him are Jean Raspail (1925), Simone Simon (1911), Princess Elisabeth of Savoy (1800), André Claveau (1911), Louise Abbéma (1853), and Marcel Achard (1899). After him are Alix of France (1151), François-Marie Raoult (1830), Philippe Quinault (1635), Maurice Sarrail (1856), Maurice de Broglie (1875), and Jean Bruller (1902).


Among philosophers born in France, Jean-Marie Guyau ranks 84Before him are Jacques Ellul (1912), Gersonides (1288), Yves Bonnefoy (1923), Pierre Charron (1541), Maurice Blondel (1861), and Fulbert of Chartres (960). After him are Paul Nizan (1905), Julien Benda (1867), Jean Hyppolite (1907), Gilbert de la Porrée (1070), Étienne Balibar (1942), and Peter John Olivi (1248).