Theophan Prokopovich

1681 - 1736

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Feofan/Theophan Prokopovich (18 June 1681 – 19 September 1736) was a Russian Imperial Orthodox theologian, writer, poet, mathematician, and philosopher of Ukrainian origin. Rector of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, and Archbishop of Novgorod. He elaborated upon and implemented Peter the Great's reform of the Russian Orthodox Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theophan Prokopovich has received more than 30,468 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Theophan Prokopovich is the 714th most popular philosopher (up from 737th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 286th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Ukrainian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Theophan Prokopovich ranks 714 out of 1,089Before him are Narayana Guru, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Crantor, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, Émile Boutroux, and Hermann von Keyserling. After him are María Zambrano, Zeno of Tarsus, Étienne-Gabriel Morelly, Kuno Fischer, Hans Blumenberg, and Friedrich Albert Lange.

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Among people born in 1681, Theophan Prokopovich ranks 5Before him are Vitus Bering, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Mattheson, and Hedvig Sophia of Sweden. After him are Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough and Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Among people deceased in 1736, Theophan Prokopovich ranks 11Before him are Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Antonio Caldara, Stephen Gray, Filippo Juvarra, Louise Diane d'Orléans, and Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. After him are René Duguay-Trouin, Emanuele d'Astorga, and Nicholas Hawksmoor.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Theophan Prokopovich ranks 281 out of 913Before him are Waldemar Haffkine (1860), Sergey Kamenev (1881), Mark Taimanov (1926), Zbigniew Herbert (1924), Alexander Rutskoy (1947), and Alexander Georg von Bunge (1803). After him are Valentin Bondarenko (1937), Igor Moiseyev (1906), Alfred J. Lotka (1880), Vasyl Sukhomlynsky (1918), Anna Walentynowicz (1929), and Ivan Poddubny (1871).


Among philosophers born in Ukraine, Theophan Prokopovich ranks 7Before him are Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), Anacharsis (-700), Lev Shestov (1866), P. D. Ouspensky (1878), Bion of Borysthenes (-325), and Alexius Meinong (1853). After him are Hugo Kołłątaj (1750), Georges Florovsky (1893), and Ber Borochov (1881).