Pyotr Chaadayev

1794 - 1856

Pyotr Chaadayev

Pyotr or Petr Yakovlevich Chaadayev (Russian: Пётр Я́ковлевич Чаада́ев; also spelled Chaadaev, or Čaadajev; June 7 [May 27, Old Style], 1794 – April 26 [April 14, O.S.], 1856) was a Russian philosopher. He was one of the Russian Schellingians.Chaadayev wrote eight "Philosophical Letters" about Russia in French between 1826-1831, which circulated among intellectuals in Russia in manuscript form for many years. They comprise an indictment of Russian culture for its laggard role far behind the leaders of Western civilization. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Chaadayev has received more than 77,146 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,928th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Pyotr Chaadayev ranks 7,884 out of 14,801Before him are Stanisław Wojciechowski, Achaemenes, Milan Stojadinović, Infante Alfonso of Spain, Étienne Tshisekedi, and Gaius Licinius Stolo. After him are Miklós Németh, Ælle of Sussex, Jacques Georges, Princess Henriette of Belgium, Arnulf II, Count of Flanders, and Maurice Yaméogo.

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Among people born in 1794, Pyotr Chaadayev ranks 22Before him are Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Eilhard Mitscherlich, Ami Boué, Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, and Friedrich Christian Diez. After him are Jacques Babinet, Léon Cogniet, Joseph Lebeau, Achille Richard, Carl Borivoj Presl, and Konstantin Thon. Among people deceased in 1856, Pyotr Chaadayev ranks 26Before him are Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, and Nicolas-Charles Bochsa. After him are Emil Aarestrup, Wilhelm von Biela, Johann Kaspar Mertz, William Buckland, Vicente López y Planes, and Karel Havlíček Borovský.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pyotr Chaadayev ranks 754 out of 2,050Before him are Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), Nikolai Voznesensky (null), Vyacheslav Ivanov (1866), Vera Krepkina (1933), Hermann Abert (1871), and Vladimir Stasov (1824). After him are Eleanor of Prussia (1583), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Gustaf Kossinna (1858), Prince Paul of Württemberg (1785), Vasily Tropinin (1776), and Mikhail of Vladimir (1145).


Among politicians born in Russia, Pyotr Chaadayev ranks 211Before him are Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), Faina Ranevskaya (1896), Malyuta Skuratov (1600), Alexander Yakovlev (1923), Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), and Nikolai Voznesensky (null). After him are Prince Paul of Württemberg (1785), Mikhail of Vladimir (1145), Vladimir Kokovtsov (1853), Mikhail Fradkov (1950), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), and Mikhail Speransky (1772).

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