Johann Christoph Gottsched

1700 - 1766

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Johann Christoph Gottsched (2 February 1700 – 12 December 1766) was a German philosopher, author and critic of the Enlightenment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Christoph Gottsched has received more than 78,795 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Johann Christoph Gottsched is the 585th most popular philosopher (up from 601st in 2019), the 558th most popular biography from Russia (up from 615th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Philosopher.

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Over the past year Johann Christoph Gottsched has had the most page views in the with 26,027 views, followed by English (9,962), and Russian (2,876). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (126.49%), Bavarian (48.29%), and Hebrew (43.28%)


Among philosophers, Johann Christoph Gottsched ranks 585 out of 1,267Before him are Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Conrad Celtes, Thiruvalluvar, Kanada, Alcidamas, and Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. After him are Étienne Balibar, André Gorz, Zisi, Luis de Molina, Nancy Fraser, and Karl Christian Friedrich Krause.

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Among people born in 1700, Johann Christoph Gottsched ranks 9Before him are Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Ewald Georg von Kleist. After him are Clemens August of Bavaria, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, Jean-Antoine Nollet, Luigi Vanvitelli, Gerard van Swieten, and Sabah I bin Jaber. Among people deceased in 1766, Johann Christoph Gottsched ranks 10Before him are James Francis Edward Stuart, Jean-Marc Nattier, Johann Maria Farina, Giuseppe Castiglione, Leopold Joseph von Daun, and Thomas Abbt. After him are Marie Victoire de Noailles, François-Jean de la Barre, Adrien Maurice de Noailles, Jean Astruc, Dominikus Zimmermann, and Jacques Aved.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Johann Christoph Gottsched ranks 558 out of 3,761Before him are Werner Kempf (1886), Marina Raskova (1912), Natalia Pushkina (1812), Vasily Chapayev (1887), Valery Bykovsky (1934), and Mikhail Tomsky (1880). After him are Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Lauri Kristian Relander (1883), Konstantin Simonov (1915), Valery Gergiev (1953), Otto Braun (1872), and Roza Shanina (1924).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Johann Christoph Gottsched ranks 13Before him are Alexandre Koyré (1892), Alexandre Kojève (1902), Ivan Ilyin (1883), P. D. Ouspensky (1878), Yuri Lotman (1922), and Sergei Bulgakov (1871). After him are Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (1829), Alexander Zinoviev (1922), Pyotr Lavrov (1823), Nikolai Amosov (1913), Volin (1882), and Konstantin Leontiev (1831).