Johannes Bugenhagen

1485 - 1558

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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 75,654 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Johannes Bugenhagen is the 575th most popular philosopher (down from 551st in 2019), the 320th most popular biography from Poland (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Polish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 575 out of 1,089Before him are Guarino da Verona, Jyotirao Phule, Zhou Dunyi, Barlaam of Seminara, Alexander of Hales, and Gongsun Long. After him are Al-Shahrastani, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Antonio Labriola, Nicola Abbagnano, and Vasishtha.

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Among people born in 1485, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 10Before him are Dragut, Thomas Cromwell, Pedro de Alvarado, Sebastiano del Piombo, Clément Janequin, and Joos van Cleve. After him are Wolf Huber, Balthasar Hubmaier, Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1558, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 9Before him are Mary I of England, Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Clément Janequin, and Robert Recorde. After him are Reginald Pole, Jean Fernel, and Francisco de Sá de Miranda.

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Among people born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 320 out of 1,231Before him are Kazimierz Deyna (1947), Ludwig Gumplowicz (1838), Hans Bellmer (1902), Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (1286), Bolesław V the Chaste (1226), and Walther Nehring (1892). After him are Johanna Schopenhauer (1766), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699), Stanisław Dziwisz (1939), Leopold Infeld (1898), and Arthur Greiser (1897).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Johannes Bugenhagen ranks 13Before him are Judah Loew ben Bezalel (1512), Alfred Tarski (1901), Heinrich Rickert (1863), Paul Tillich (1886), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), and Günther Anders (1902). After him are Roman Ingarden (1893), Chaïm Perelman (1912), Florian Znaniecki (1882), Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928), Kuno Fischer (1824), and Symon Budny (1530).