William of Champeaux

1070 - 1121

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Guillaume de Champeaux (c. 1070 – 18 January 1121 in Châlons-en-Champagne), known in English as William of Champeaux and Latinised to Gulielmus de Campellis, was a French philosopher and theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William of Champeaux has received more than 36,415 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. William of Champeaux is the 520th most popular philosopher (down from 482nd in 2019), the 1,585th most popular biography from France (down from 1,482nd in 2019) and the 71st most popular French Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, William of Champeaux ranks 520 out of 1,267Before him are Linji Yixuan, Charles Taylor, Annemarie Schimmel, A. J. Ayer, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and Louis Couturat. After him are Eduard Spranger, Émile Chartier, Shen Buhai, Henry Corbin, Hans Blumenberg, and Karl Leonhard Reinhold.

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Among people born in 1070, William of Champeaux ranks 5Before him are Coloman, King of Hungary, Bernard of Chartres, Bertrade de Montfort, and Raymond of Burgundy. After him are Abraham bar Hiyya, Theophilus Presbyter, Philippa, Countess of Toulouse, Gilbert de la Porrée, Zbigniew of Poland, Otto, Count of Ballenstedt, and Prince Álmos. Among people deceased in 1121, William of Champeaux ranks 3Before him are Roscellinus, and Al-Afdal Shahanshah. After him are Floris II, Count of Holland, and Jón Ögmundsson.

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In France

Among people born in France, William of Champeaux ranks 1,585 out of 6,770Before him are Edmond Debeaumarché (1906), Youri Djorkaeff (1968), Raimbaut de Vaqueiras (1165), Frank Darabont (1959), Arletty (1898), and Émile Gaboriau (1832). After him are Anne Gonzaga (1616), Julien Duvivier (1896), Germaine Tailleferre (1892), Séraphine Louis (1864), Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), and Émile Chartier (1868).


Among philosophers born in France, William of Champeaux ranks 71Before him are Michel de Certeau (1925), Vincent of Beauvais (1190), Jean-Luc Nancy (1940), Pierre Duhem (1861), Guillaume Budé (1467), and Louis Couturat (1868). After him are Émile Chartier (1868), Henry Corbin (1903), Georges Canguilhem (1904), Jacques Ellul (1912), Gersonides (1288), and Étienne Balibar (1942).