Johann Bernhard Basedow

1723 - 1790

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Johann Bernhard Basedow (September 11, 1724 – July 25, 1790) was a German educational reformer, teacher and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Bernhard Basedow has received more than 57,594 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Johann Bernhard Basedow is the 524th most popular philosopher (up from 533rd in 2019), the 1,442nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,372nd in 2019) and the 71st most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johann Bernhard Basedow ranks 524 out of 1,089Before him are Themistius, Mary Parker Follett, Buddhaghosa, Yang Zhu, Ravidas, and Paul Virilio. After him are Bion of Borysthenes, Ahmad Sirhindi, Jean Vanier, Martha Nussbaum, Cristoforo Landino, and Vilém Flusser.

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Among people born in 1723, Johann Bernhard Basedow ranks 10Before him are Joshua Reynolds, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Carl Friedrich Abel, Adam Ferguson, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, and Anna Amalia, Abbess of Quedlinburg. After him are Jean-François Marmontel, Tobias Mayer, Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Antoine Louis, William Chambers, and Prithvi Narayan Shah. Among people deceased in 1790, Johann Bernhard Basedow ranks 7Before him are Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg, Ernst Gideon von Laudon, and Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy. After him are Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, András Hadik, William Cullen, Mohammed ben Abdallah, Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina, Duchess of Massa, and Flora MacDonald.

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Among people born in Germany, Johann Bernhard Basedow ranks 1,442 out of 5,289Before him are Stéphane Hessel (1917), Hermann Alexander Diels (1848), Franzl Lang (1930), Heidi Klum (1973), Dagmar of Bohemia (1186), and Mechtilde (1241). After him are Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Arnold Janssen (1837), Christa Ludwig (1928), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Lothar de Maizière (1940), and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (1860).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johann Bernhard Basedow ranks 71Before him are Karl Korsch (1886), Ernst Troeltsch (1865), Eduard Spranger (1882), Karl Löwith (1897), Carl Stumpf (1848), and Ludwig Büchner (1824). After him are Conrad Celtes (1459), Eric Voegelin (1901), Hermann Lotze (1817), Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), Werner Jaeger (1888), and Andreas Karlstadt (1486).