Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov

1829 - 1903

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Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (Russian: Николай Фёдорович Фёдоров; 9 June 1829 – 28 December 1903), known in his family as Nikolai Pavlovich Gagarin, was a Russian Orthodox Christian philosopher, religious thinker and futurologist, library science figure and an innovative educator. He started the movement of Russian cosmism which was a precursor of transhumanism. Fyodorov advocated radical life extension, physical immortality and even resurrection of the dead, using scientific methods. He was called the "Socrates of Moscow." He was referred to with respect and admiration by L.N. Tolstoy, F.M. Dostoyevsky, V.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov has received more than 222,650 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov is the 625th most popular philosopher (down from 602nd in 2019), the 602nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 616th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Philosopher.

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Over the past year Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov has had the most page views in the with 46,293 views, followed by English (22,588), and Spanish (4,500). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Portuguese (96.53%), Albanian (88.27%), and Egyptian Arabic (77.18%)


Among philosophers, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov ranks 625 out of 1,267Before him are Dharmakirti, Vilém Flusser, Kitaro Nishida, Antonio Labriola, Alexander of Hales, and Werner Jaeger. After him are Theodor Lipps, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, Philipp Mainländer, Diogenes of Oenoanda, Ernst Nolte, and David Hartley.

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Among people born in 1829, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov ranks 19Before him are Anselm Feuerbach, Adolf Eugen Fick, Ranavalona II, Elizabeth Siddal, Tự Đức, and Hon'inbō Shūsaku. After him are John of Kronstadt, William Booth, Radama II, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Ivan Sechenov, and N. R. Pogson. Among people deceased in 1903, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov ranks 23Before him are Draga Mašin, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Richard Jordan Gatling, Camillo Sitte, and Marcel Renault. After him are Sabino Arana, James Glaisher, Ronglu, Sophie Gengembre Anderson, Gaston Paris, and Apolinario Mabini.

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Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov ranks 602 out of 3,761Before him are Valeri Kubasov (1935), Innokenty Smoktunovsky (1925), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Yaroslav of Tver (1230), Yury Romanenko (1944), and Georges Gurvitch (1894). After him are Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Alexander Belyaev (1884), John of Kronstadt (1829), Dersu Uzala (1849), Nikolay Voronov (1899), and Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov ranks 14Before him are Alexandre Kojève (1902), Ivan Ilyin (1883), P. D. Ouspensky (1878), Yuri Lotman (1922), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), and Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700). After him are Alexander Zinoviev (1922), Pyotr Lavrov (1823), Nikolai Amosov (1913), Volin (1882), Konstantin Leontiev (1831), and Aleksey Khomyakov (1804).