Wilhelm Windelband

1848 - 1915

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Wilhelm Windelband (; German: [ˈvɪndl̩bant]; 11 May 1848 – 22 October 1915) was a German philosopher of the Baden School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Windelband has received more than 138,145 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Windelband is the 359th most popular philosopher (down from 352nd in 2019), the 816th most popular biography from Germany (up from 821st in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Philosopher.

Wilhelm Windelband was a German philosopher who is most famous for his work in the philosophy of history.

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Among philosophers, Wilhelm Windelband ranks 359 out of 1,267Before him are Haji Bektash Veli, Juan Luis Vives, Jacques Rancière, Strato of Lampsacus, Edward de Bono, and Macrobius. After him are Han Yu, Pompeia Plotina, Nachmanides, Stilpo, Alexandre Koyré, and René Girard.

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Among people born in 1848, Wilhelm Windelband ranks 16Before him are Arthur Balfour, Tōgō Heihachirō, Hugo de Vries, Albert I, Prince of Monaco, Robert I, Duke of Parma, and Wyatt Earp. After him are Viktor Vasnetsov, Aleksey Kuropatkin, Stepan Makarov, William II of Württemberg, Carl Wernicke, and Katsura Tarō. Among people deceased in 1915, Wilhelm Windelband ranks 12Before him are Henry Moseley, Ellen G. White, Jean-Henri Fabre, Sergei Witte, Clara Immerwahr, and Leo Frank. After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Émile Waldteufel, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Armand Peugeot, and Saitō Hajime.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Windelband ranks 816 out of 7,253Before him are Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946), Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1441), Michael Praetorius (1571), Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504), Walter Hallstein (1901), and Albert of Brandenburg (1490). After him are Günther Prien (1908), Hermann of Reichenau (1013), Klaus Nomi (1944), Peter Weiss (1916), Frei Otto (1925), and Thomas Bach (1953).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Wilhelm Windelband ranks 49Before him are Rudolf Bultmann (1884), Rudolf Otto (1869), Moritz Schlick (1882), Moses Hess (1812), Hermann Cohen (1842), and David Strauss (1808). After him are Gershom Scholem (1897), Leo Strauss (1899), Karl Rahner (1904), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Christian Thomasius (1655), and Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775).