Pierre Nicole

1625 - 1695

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Pierre Nicole (19 October 1625 – 16 November 1695) was one of the most distinguished of the French Jansenists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Nicole has received more than 42,017 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Pierre Nicole is the 842nd most popular philosopher (up from 974th in 2019), the 2,822nd most popular biography from France and the 103rd most popular French Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Pierre Nicole ranks 842 out of 1,089Before her are Hans Albert, František Tomášek, Favorinus, Arethas of Caesarea, Sarada Devi, and Dietrich von Hildebrand. After her are Philipp Mainländer, Matthias Bel, Vallabha, Emer de Vattel, Hemachandra, and Arai Hakuseki.

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Among people born in 1625, Pierre Nicole ranks 12Before her are Gregorio Barbarigo, John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Erik Dahlbergh, François de Créquy, Samuel Morland, and Thomas Corneille. After her is Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern. Among people deceased in 1695, Pierre Nicole ranks 15Before her are Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Thomas Tew, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł, Melchior d'Hondecoeter, and Samuel Morland. After her are Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Paul Hermann, and Henry Vaughan.

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Among people born in France, Pierre Nicole ranks 2,822 out of 5,234Before her are Raymond Sommer (1906), Odo I, Count of Blois (950), Valery Larbaud (1881), Félix Bracquemond (1833), Richard Bohringer (1942), and Fernando Ocáriz Braña (1944). After her are Hélène Carrère d'Encausse (1929), Joseph Guillemot (1899), Joseph Paul-Boncour (1873), Nicolas de Grigny (1672), Ludovic Halévy (1834), and Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria (1403).


Among philosophers born in France, Pierre Nicole ranks 103Before her are André Glucksmann (1937), Michael Baius (1513), Claude Lefort (1924), Denis Pétau (1583), Alain Finkielkraut (1949), and Favorinus (85). After her are Léon Brunschvicg (1869), Charles Renouvier (1815), Lucien Sève (1926), Michel Marcel Navratil (1908), Jean-Luc Marion (1946), and Firmin Abauzit (1679).