Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

1881 - 1955

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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (French: [pjɛʁ tɛjaʁ də ʃaʁdɛ̃] (listen ); 1 May 1881 – 10 April 1955) was a French Jesuit priest, scientist, paleontologist, theologian, philosopher and teacher. He was Darwinian in outlook and the author of several influential theological and philosophical books. He took part in the discovery of Peking Man. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin has received more than 1,190,264 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is the 189th most popular philosopher (up from 194th in 2019), the 392nd most popular biography from France (up from 403rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular French Philosopher.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a French philosopher and Jesuit priest who was most famous for his work in the fields of paleontology, geology, and biology.

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Among philosophers, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ranks 189 out of 1,089Before him are Han Fei, Posidonius, John Venn, Karl Kautsky, Anaximenes of Miletus, and José Ortega y Gasset. After him are Hans Kelsen, Xun Kuang, Jean-François Lyotard, Proclus, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Nicolas Malebranche.

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Among people born in 1881, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ranks 17Before him are Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Fernand Léger, and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist. After him are Hans Kelsen, Ettore Bugatti, Erwin von Witzleben, Georg von Küchler, Clinton Davisson, and Alexei Rykov. Among people deceased in 1955, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ranks 8Before him are Alexander Fleming, Thomas Mann, James Dean, Dale Carnegie, Fernand Léger, and José Ortega y Gasset. After him are Charlie Parker, Sadako Sasaki, Arthur Honegger, Helmuth Weidling, António Egas Moniz, and Alberto Ascari.

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Among people born in France, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ranks 392 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), André Le Nôtre (1613), Théophile Gautier (1811), Édouard Daladier (1884), Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), and Jean Monnet (1888). After him are Letizia Ramolino (1750), Jean Genet (1910), Pytheas (-380), Arthur de Gobineau (1816), Alexis Carrel (1873), and Dagobert I (611).


Among philosophers born in France, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ranks 24Before him are Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715), Paul Ricœur (1913), Jean Buridan (1295), Ernest Renan (1823), Pierre Bayle (1647), and Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709). After him are Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Nicolas Malebranche (1638), Pierre Gassendi (1592), Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714), Gabriel Marcel (1889), and Gaston Bachelard (1884).