Walter Rauschenbusch

1861 - 1918

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Walter Rauschenbusch (1861–1918) was an American theologian and Baptist pastor who taught at the Rochester Theological Seminary. Rauschenbusch was a key figure in the Social Gospel and single tax movements that flourished in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Rauschenbusch has received more than 302,583 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Walter Rauschenbusch is the 2,997th most popular religious figure (down from 2,621st in 2019), the 11,295th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,179th in 2019) and the 93rd most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Walter Rauschenbusch ranks 2,997 out of 3,187Before him are Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, Bassano Staffieri, Ealdred, Corrado Lorefice, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, and Epiphanius I of Ukraine. After him are Eva Brunne, Soane Patita Paini Mafi, Baselios Cleemis, John McCloskey, Ravi Zacharias, and Yasser Al-Habib.

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Among people born in 1861, Walter Rauschenbusch ranks 152Before him are José Gil Fortoul, Vasily Goncharov, Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, Rudolf Stöger-Steiner von Steinstätten, Feodor Yulievich Levinson-Lessing, and Ivar Otto Bendixson. After him are John Bell Hatcher, E. Pauline Johnson, Edith Cowan, Albert B. Fall, and George W. Norris. Among people deceased in 1918, Walter Rauschenbusch ranks 181Before him are Jakob Jakobsen, Joseph F. Smith, Birt Acres, Arthur O'Hara Wood, J. Donald Cameron, and Amalie Materna. After him are Ernie Parker, Gaston Salmon, Cecil Healy, John Forrest, and John Redmond.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Rauschenbusch ranks 11,295 out of 20,380Before him are Drew Carey (1958), Sufjan Stevens (1975), Ethel Clayton (1882), Charles J. Folger (1818), Lucille Ricksen (1910), and A. E. Douglass (1867). After him are Scott Adams (1957), Han Ye-seul (1981), Margaret Harwood (1885), K Callan (1936), Stacey Kent (1965), and Rulon Gardner (1971).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Walter Rauschenbusch ranks 93Before him are Wilton Daniel Gregory (1947), Timothy M. Dolan (1950), Francis George (1937), William Cameron Townsend (1896), David Miscavige (1960), and Peter the Aleut (1800). After him are John McCloskey (1810), Ezra Taft Benson (1899), John Cody (1907), John Hagee (1940), Blase J. Cupich (1949), and Edward Egan (1932).