PHILOSOPHER

Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach

1775 - 1833

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Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (14 November 1775 – 29 May 1833) was a German legal scholar. His major achievement was a reform of the Bavarian penal code which led to the abolition of torture and became a model for several other countries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach has received more than 48,625 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach is the 409th most popular philosopher (down from 399th in 2019), the 1,018th most popular biography from Germany (down from 955th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Philosopher.

Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach is most famous for his work in the field of comparative anatomy, and for his discovery of the intermaxillary bone in humans.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach ranks 409 out of 1,081Before him are Charles Taylor, Nasir Khusraw, Francis Hutcheson, Jyotirao Phule, Ágnes Heller, and Étienne Cabet. After him are Paul Grice, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Linji Yixuan, Ban Zhao, Boetius of Dacia, and Alain de Lille.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1775, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach ranks 11Before him are Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Eugène François Vidocq, Lucien Bonaparte, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Ching Shih, and Carlota Joaquina of Spain. After him are Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Étienne-Louis Malus, Adam Albert von Neipperg, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, and Matthew Lewis. Among people deceased in 1833, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach ranks 12Before him are Seraphim of Sarov, Marie-Antoine Carême, Ram Mohan Roy, Hugh Glass, William Wilberforce, and Jean-Baptiste Jourdan. After him are Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Abbas Mirza, Pierre André Latreille, Edmund Kean, and Adamantios Korais.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach ranks 1,018 out of 6,142Before him are Natalia Alexeievna (1755), Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1697), Waldemar Hoven (1903), Barbara Blomberg (1527), James Mayer de Rothschild (1792), and Augustus, Elector of Saxony (1526). After him are Constantin Fehrenbach (1852), Charles, Grand Duke of Baden (1786), Florian Geyer (1490), Karl Mack von Leiberich (1752), Albert I, Duke of Bavaria (1336), and Joachim Frank (1940).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Germany

Among philosophers born in Germany, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach ranks 56Before him are Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Gershom Scholem (1897), Karl Rahner (1904), Johannes Althusius (1563), Paul Natorp (1854), and Christian Thomasius (1655). After him are Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Peter Sloterdijk (1947), Hans Reichenbach (1891), Franz Rosenzweig (1886), Henry Suso (1295), and Ernst Troeltsch (1865).