Johannes Sturm

1507 - 1589

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Johannes Sturm (also known as Jean Sturm; Latinized as Ioannes Sturmius; 1 October 1507 – 3 March 1589), was a German educator and Protestant reformer, who was influential in the design of the gymnasium system of secondary education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Sturm has received more than 25,343 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Johannes Sturm is the 607th most popular philosopher (up from 670th in 2019), the 1,745th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,769th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johannes Sturm ranks 607 out of 1,089Before him are Alexius Meinong, Charles W. Morris, Al-Baydawi, Yves Bonnefoy, Myson of Chenae, and Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. After him are Denis de Rougemont, Jean Améry, Eugen Fink, P. F. Strawson, Eknath, and Pierre Charron.

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Among people born in 1507, Johannes Sturm ranks 7Before him are Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, Jiajing Emperor, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Jacques Arcadelt, and Altan Khan. After him are Ferrante Gonzaga, Inés Suárez, Bálint Bakfark, Guillaume Rondelet, and Alvise I Mocenigo. Among people deceased in 1589, Johannes Sturm ranks 7Before him are Catherine de' Medici, Henry III of France, Christophe Plantin, Jacques Clément, Alessandro Farnese, and Benedict the Moor. After him are Anna Maria of the Palatinate, Bernard Palissy, Jean-Antoine de Baïf, Michael Baius, Heo Nanseolheon, and Jurij Dalmatin.

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Among people born in Germany, Johannes Sturm ranks 1,745 out of 5,289Before him are Lothar von Trotha (1848), Jochen Mass (1946), Jenny-Wanda Barkmann (1922), Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria (1937), Philip, Elector Palatine (1448), and Arp Schnitger (1648). After him are Fritz Witt (1908), Kurt Franz (1914), Ottmar Walter (1924), Fancy (1946), Simon Mayr (1763), and Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia (1719).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johannes Sturm ranks 82Before him are Werner Jaeger (1888), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), Constantin von Tischendorf (1815), Hans Vaihinger (1852), Ernst Nolte (1923), and Axel Honneth (1949). After him are Eugen Fink (1905), Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769), Alfred Schmidt (1931), Ludwig Klages (1872), Theodor Lipps (1851), and Franz Xaver von Baader (1765).