Johann Reuchlin

1455 - 1522

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Johann Reuchlin (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈʁɔʏçlɪn]; 29 January 1455 – 30 June 1522), sometimes called Johannes, was a German Catholic humanist and a scholar of Greek and Hebrew, whose work also took him to modern-day Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Reuchlin has received more than 199,165 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Johann Reuchlin is the 290th most popular philosopher (up from 299th in 2019), the 611th most popular biography from Germany (up from 648th in 2019) and the 40th most popular German Philosopher.

Johann Reuchlin is most famous for his work with Hebrew texts and his promotion of Hebrew as a literary language.

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Over the past year Johann Reuchlin has had the most page views in the with 28,700 views, followed by German (17,871), and Russian (7,215). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Norwegian (Nynorsk) (2,204.00%), Estonian (93.02%), and Georgian (52.26%)


Among philosophers, Johann Reuchlin ranks 290 out of 1,267Before him are Bruno Bauer, Bruno Latour, Mazdak, Paramahansa Yogananda, G. E. Moore, and Francisco Suárez. After him are Crates of Thebes, Roscellinus, Alain Badiou, Thomas Carlyle, Arnaldus de Villa Nova, and Alexander of Aphrodisias.

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Among people born in 1455, Johann Reuchlin ranks 3Before him are John II of Portugal, and Sophia Palaiologina. After him are John, King of Denmark, Andrea Gritti, Ascanio Sforza, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, George, Duke of Bavaria, Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Jean Hey. Among people deceased in 1522, Johann Reuchlin ranks 1After him are Piero di Cosimo, Anne of France, Margarita Luti, Antonio de Nebrija, Piero Soderini, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, Ramón de Cardona, Hans von Kulmbach, Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis, Alain I of Albret, and Franchinus Gaffurius.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Reuchlin ranks 611 out of 7,253Before him are Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Julia Drusilla (16), Arno Breker (1900), Karl Wolff (1900), Curd Jürgens (1915), and Max Reger (1873). After him are Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Georg Jellinek (1851), Bert Trautmann (1923), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), and Otto Ohlendorf (1907).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johann Reuchlin ranks 40Before him are Rudolf Carnap (1891), Ernst Bloch (1885), Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Hans Jonas (1903), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), and Bruno Bauer (1809). After him are Franz Brentano (1838), Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Rudolf Otto (1869), Moritz Schlick (1882), and Moses Hess (1812).