Johan Vilhelm Snellman

1806 - 1881

Johan Vilhelm Snellman

Johan Vilhelm Snellman (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈjǔːhɑn ˈvǐlːhelm ˈsnělːmɑn] (listen); 12 May 1806, Stockholm – 4 July 1881, Kirkkonummi) was an influential Fennoman philosopher and Finnish statesman, ennobled in 1866. He was one of the most important 'awakeners' or promoters of Finnish nationalism, alongside Elias Lönnrot and J. L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Vilhelm Snellman has received more than 56,679 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 646th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johan Vilhelm Snellman ranks 644 out of 1,005Before him are William Paley, Giles of Rome, Henry More, Kuno Fischer, Arete of Cyrene, and Rudolph Goclenius. After him are Ananda Coomaraswamy, Bardaisan, Anniceris, Gilbert de la Porrée, Isaac Israeli ben Solomon, and Hippo.

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Among people born in 1806, Johan Vilhelm Snellman ranks 22Before him are Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Duchenne de Boulogne, Antoine Wiertz, Karl Friedrich Mohr, and Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle. After him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Lionel Kieseritzky, John A. Roebling, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Giacomo Antonelli, and Stand Watie. Among people deceased in 1881, Johan Vilhelm Snellman ranks 29Before him are Hermann Lotze, Prince Frederick of the Netherlands, Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Daniele Comboni, Marie Laveau, and Duke Alexander of Württemberg. After him are John Gould, Ami Boué, Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte, Sophia Perovskaya, Jim Bridger, and Maria Domenica Mazzarello.

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Among people born in Sweden, Johan Vilhelm Snellman ranks 274 out of 935Before him are Adam Afzelius (1750), Evert Taube (1890), Erik Acharius (1757), Eva Ekeblad (1724), Malena Ernman (1970), and Oskar Klein (1894). After him are Eva Dahlbeck (1920), Sixten Jernberg (1929), Siw Malmkvist (1936), Estrid of the Obotrites (979), Johan August Brinell (1849), and Bo Widerberg (1930).


Among philosophers born in Sweden, Johan Vilhelm Snellman ranks 2Before him are Emanuel Swedenborg (1688). After him are Lars Gustafsson (1936), Caspar Bartholin the Elder (1585), Nick Bostrom (1973), and Sara Danius (1962).

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