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Werner Jaeger

1888 - 1961

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Werner Wilhelm Jaeger (30 July 1888 – 19 October 1961) was a German-American classicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Jaeger has received more than 83,969 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Werner Jaeger is the 561st most popular philosopher (up from 563rd in 2019), the 1,601st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,550th in 2019) and the 74th most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Werner Jaeger ranks 561 out of 1,081Before him are Gianni Vattimo, Eduard Spranger, Bernardino Telesio, Metrodorus of Lampsacus, Zhou Dunyi, and Luis de Molina. After him are Georges Canguilhem, Reinhold Niebuhr, Ludwig Büchner, Jacques Ellul, Stein Rokkan, and Étienne Balibar.

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Among people born in 1888, Werner Jaeger ranks 66Before him are Prince Oskar of Prussia, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Nuri al-Said, Hans Knappertsbusch, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, and Tôn Đức Thắng. After him are Valerian Kuybyshev, Jan Syrový, Harpo Marx, Louis Durey, Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, and Vicki Baum. Among people deceased in 1961, Werner Jaeger ranks 36Before him are Arthur Drewry, Karl Korsch, Mukhtar Auezov, Princess Isabelle of Orléans, Maria Valtorta, and Margherita Sarfatti. After him are Zoltán Tildy, Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria, Maya Deren, Clark Ashton Smith, Herbert Pitman, and Valentin Bondarenko.

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Among people born in Germany, Werner Jaeger ranks 1,601 out of 6,142Before him are Horst Eckel (1932), Heinrich Göbel (1818), Gottfried Böhm (1920), Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736), Wolfgang Wagner (1919), and Johann Arndt (1555). After him are Sebastian Vettel (1987), Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757), John Heartfield (1891), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783), and Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Werner Jaeger ranks 74Before him are Hans Vaihinger (1852), Karl Korsch (1886), Carl Stumpf (1848), Conrad Celtes (1459), Eugen Fink (1905), and Eduard Spranger (1882). After him are Ludwig Büchner (1824), Johann Bernhard Basedow (1723), Eric Voegelin (1901), Hans Blumenberg (1920), Hermann Lotze (1817), and Constantin von Tischendorf (1815).