Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

1746 - 1827

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (Italian: [pestaˈlɔttsi]; German: [pɛstaˈlɔtsi] (listen); January 12, 1746 – February 17, 1827) was a Swiss pedagogue and educational reformer who exemplified Romanticism in his approach. He founded several educational institutions both in German- and French-speaking regions of Switzerland and wrote many works explaining his revolutionary modern principles of education. His motto was "Learning by head, hand and heart". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi has received more than 415,745 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi ranks 12 out of 426Before him are Jan Hus, Mother Teresa, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, and Guy Fawkes. After him are Claus von Stauffenberg, Jean-Paul Marat, Rosa Parks, Lady Godiva, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Gustav I of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1746, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi ranks 2Before him is Francisco Goya. After him are Gustav III of Sweden, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Carlo Buonaparte, Giuseppe Piazzi, Gaspard Monge, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Maurice Benyovszky, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, William Jones, and Giovanni Battista Venturi. Among people deceased in 1827, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi ranks 4Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven, Alessandro Volta, and Pierre-Simon Laplace. After him are William Blake, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Wilhelm Hauff, Ugo Foscolo, Maria Theresa of Austria, Wilhelm Müller, and Samuel Crompton.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi ranks 11 out of 540Before him are Paracelsus (1493), Henry Dunant (1828), Jean Piaget (1896), Paul Klee (1879), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), and Sepp Blatter (1936). After him are Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Bruno Ganz (1941), Albert Hofmann (1906), Francesco Borromini (1599), and Johann Bernoulli (1667).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Switzerland

Among social activists born in Switzerland, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi ranks 2Before him are Henry Dunant (1828). After him are Jean-Paul Marat (1743) and Élie Ducommun (1833).

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