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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 193,106 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Reuchlin is the 299th most popular philosopher (down from 277th in 2019), the 648th most popular biography from Germany (down from 575th in 2019) and the 42nd 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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Among philosophers, Johann Reuchlin ranks 299 out of 1,081Before him are Rudolf Otto, Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, Aristoxenus, John Searle, Alfred Tarski, and Cleanthes. After him are Miskawayh, Abraham ibn Ezra, Anne Sullivan, Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, Asanga, and Hilary Putnam.

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Among people born in 1455, Johann Reuchlin ranks 4Before him are John II of Portugal, John, King of Denmark, and Sophia Palaiologina. After him are Andrea Gritti, Ascanio Sforza, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, George, Duke of Bavaria, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Jean Hey. Among people deceased in 1522, Johann Reuchlin ranks 2Before him is Piero di Cosimo. After him are Anne of France, Antonio de Nebrija, Piero Soderini, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, Alain I of Albret, Franchinus Gaffurius, Ramón de Cardona, Hans von Kulmbach, and Jean Mouton.

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Among people born in Germany, Johann Reuchlin ranks 648 out of 6,142Before him are Jürgen Klopp (1967), Hans von Aachen (1552), Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1673), Till Lindemann (1963), Ernst Mayr (1904), and Elsa Einstein (1876). After him are Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), Gerhard Ertl (1936), Carlos Kleiber (1930), Otto Ohlendorf (1907), and Hugo Ball (1886).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johann Reuchlin ranks 42Before him are Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Ernst Bloch (1885), Hans Jonas (1903), Bruno Bauer (1809), Rudolf Bultmann (1884), and Rudolf Otto (1869). After him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), David Strauss (1808), Moritz Schlick (1882), Hermann Cohen (1842), Wilhelm Windelband (1848), and Moses Hess (1812).