Mikhail Bakhtin

1895 - 1975

Mikhail Bakhtin

Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin ( bukh-TEEN; Russian: Михаи́л Миха́йлович Бахти́н, IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈil mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪdʑ bɐxˈtʲin]; 16 November [O.S. 4 November] 1895 – 7 March 1975) was a Russian philosopher, literary critic and scholar who worked on literary theory, ethics, and the philosophy of language. His writings, on a variety of subjects, inspired scholars working in a number of different traditions (Marxism, semiotics, structuralism, religious criticism) and in disciplines as diverse as literary criticism, history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology and psychology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Bakhtin has received more than 671,216 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 160th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Mikhail Bakhtin ranks 159 out of 1,005Before him are Carl Schmitt, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Ernst Cassirer, Max Horkheimer, Marquis de Condorcet, and Marshall McLuhan. After him are Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, Han Fei, Paul Ricœur, Swami Vivekananda, and Friedrich Schleiermacher.

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Among people born in 1895, Mikhail Bakhtin ranks 9Before him are Carl Orff, Juan Perón, Buster Keaton, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Anna Freud, and Max Horkheimer. After him are Nikolai Yezhov, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Ernst Jünger, J. Edgar Hoover, Wilm Hosenfeld, and Paul Hindemith. Among people deceased in 1975, Mikhail Bakhtin ranks 13Before him are Haile Selassie, Aristotle Onassis, Otto Skorzeny, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Umm Kulthum, and Josephine Baker. After him are Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Arnold J. Toynbee, George Paget Thomson, Saint-John Perse, Nikolai Bulganin, and Josemaría Escrivá.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Bakhtin ranks 96 out of 2,050Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Otto Wallach (1847), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Alexis of Russia (1629), and Alexander Alekhine (1892). After him are Alexandra Kollontai (1872), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Ivan Konev (1897), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), and Pavel Cherenkov (1904).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Mikhail Bakhtin ranks 3Before him are Immanuel Kant (1724) and Mikhail Bakunin (1814). After him are Adam Weishaupt (1748), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Johann Georg Hamann (1730), Alexandre Kojève (1902), Yuri Lotman (1922), Alexandre Koyré (1892), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), and Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700).

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