Johannes Bugenhagen

1485 - 1558

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Johannes Bugenhagen (24 June 1485 – 20 April 1558), also called Doctor Pomeranus by Martin Luther, was a German theologian and Lutheran priest who introduced the Protestant Reformation in the Duchy of Pomerania and Denmark in the 16th century. Among his major accomplishments was organization of Lutheran churches in Northern Germany and Scandinavia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Bugenhagen has received more than 94,369 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Johannes Bugenhagen is the 648th most popular philosopher (down from 575th in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from Poland (down from 320th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 648 out of 1,081Before him are Cebes, Friedrich Albert Lange, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Hippo, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, and Gautama Maharishi. After him are Peter the Iberian, Pierre Hadot, Johannes Oecolampadius, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, Zoilus, and Ammonius Hermiae.

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Among people born in 1485, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 10Before him are Thomas Cromwell, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Pedro de Alvarado, Sebastiano del Piombo, Clément Janequin, and Joos van Cleve. After him are Wolf Huber, Sayyida al Hurra, Balthasar Hubmaier, Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg, Giovanni Battista Ramusio, and Marco Girolamo Vida. Among people deceased in 1558, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 10Before him are Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Clément Janequin, Reginald Pole, and Robert Recorde. After him are Jean Fernel, Anna van Egmont, Macropedius, Francisco de Sá de Miranda, and Caupolicán.

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Among people born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 386 out of 1,454Before him are Hyacinth of Poland (1185), Nikita Ivanovich Panin (1718), Alexandre Tansman (1897), Horst Mahler (1936), Adolf Engler (1844), and Josef Hofmann (1876). After him are Dita Parlo (1906), Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1464), Lubomyr Husar (1933), Artur Schnabel (1882), Jan Jesenius (1566), and Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg (1513).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 16Before him are Paul Tillich (1886), Heinrich Rickert (1863), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), Chaïm Perelman (1912), Roman Ingarden (1893), and Florian Znaniecki (1882). After him are Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928), John Cantius (1390), Symon Budny (1530), Kuno Fischer (1824), Franz Neumann (1900), and Józef Maria Bocheński (1902).