Johannes Bugenhagen

1485 - 1558

Johannes Bugenhagen

Johannes Bugenhagen (24 June 1485 – 20 April 1558), also called Doctor Pomeranus by Martin Luther, 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 69,198 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 555th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 553 out of 1,005Before him are Cristoforo Landino, Zhou Dunyi, Hegesias of Cyrene, Abul A'la Maududi, Gaius Marius Victorinus, and Roman Ingarden. After him are Luis de Molina, James Ussher, Gorakhnath, David Hartley, Diogenes of Babylon, and Saul Kripke.

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Among people born in 1485, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 9Before him are Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, Sebastiano del Piombo, Thomas Cromwell, Pedro de Alvarado, and Clément Janequin. After him are Balthasar Hubmaier, Joos van Cleve, Wolf Huber, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1558, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 8Before him are Hurrem Sultan, Mary I of England, Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, Julius Caesar Scaliger, and Clément Janequin. After him are Robert Recorde, Reginald Pole, Jean Fernel, and Francisco de Sá de Miranda.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 322 out of 930Before him are Agnieszka Holland (1948), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), Samuel Goldwyn (1879), Roman Ingarden (1893), Emil Krebs (null), and Moïse Kisling (1891). After him are Siemomysł (922), Andreas Schlüter (1660), Maximilian von Prittwitz (1848), Andrzej Duda (1972), Tadeusz Kantor (1915), and Johann Daniel Titius (1729).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 13Before him are Alfred Tarski (1901), Heinrich Rickert (1863), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), Paul Tillich (1886), Günther Anders (1902), and Roman Ingarden (1893). After him are Chaïm Perelman (1912), Kuno Fischer (1824), Florian Znaniecki (1882), Stanisław Staszic (1755), Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907), and Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski (1503).

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