Rudolf Christoph Eucken

1846 - 1926

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Rudolf Christoph Eucken (German pronunciation: [ˈʁuːdɔlf ˈɔɪ̯kn̩] (listen); 5 January 1846 – 15 September 1926) was a German philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Christoph Eucken has received more than 116,630 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Rudolf Christoph Eucken is the 143rd most popular philosopher (down from 121st in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 155th in 2019) and the 24th most popular German Philosopher.

Rudolf Christoph Eucken was a German philosopher and economist who is most famous for his work in philosophy of religion, ethics, and aesthetics. He is also known for his work on the development of the social market economy.

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Among philosophers, Rudolf Christoph Eucken ranks 143 out of 1,089Before him are Johann Friedrich Herbart, György Lukács, Isocrates, Clement of Alexandria, Baron d'Holbach, and Wilhelm Dilthey. After him are Chanakya, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Simone Weil, and Adam Weishaupt.

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Among people born in 1846, Rudolf Christoph Eucken ranks 3Before him are Peter Carl Fabergé and George Westinghouse. After him are Henryk Sienkiewicz, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Buffalo Bill, Wilhelm Maybach, Comte de Lautréamont, Edmondo De Amicis, Wladimir Köppen, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, and Émile Gallé. Among people deceased in 1926, Rudolf Christoph Eucken ranks 9Before him are Rainer Maria Rilke, Mehmed VI, Harry Houdini, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Emperor Taishō, and Felix Dzerzhinsky. After him are Camillo Golgi, Gertrude Bell, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, and Aleksei Brusilov.

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Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Christoph Eucken ranks 202 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Ilse Koch (1906), Justus von Liebig (1803), Michel Ney (1769), Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), and Erich Hartmann (1922). After him are Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Magda Goebbels (1901), Michael Schumacher (1969), Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Nico (1938), and Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Rudolf Christoph Eucken ranks 24Before him are Oswald Spengler (1880), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Edith Stein (1891), Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776), Baron d'Holbach (1723), and Wilhelm Dilthey (1833). After him are Adam Weishaupt (1748), Carl Schmitt (1888), Max Horkheimer (1895), Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Athanasius Kircher (1602), and Ferdinand Tönnies (1855).