Top 20 Philosopher celebrities in Germany

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Philosopher celebrities [Updated November 30, 2021].

1. Walter Benjamin

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Walter Benjamin was born on July 15, 1892 in Berlin, German Empire, Germany.

2. Leo Strauss

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Leo Strauss was born on September 20, 1899 in Kirchhain, Germany.
He received his U.S. citizenship in the mid-1940s and secured a political science professorship at the University of Chicago.

3. Karl Marx

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Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818 in Trier, Germany.
His work with Friedrich Engels produced a new philosophy of government and economics that would influence all of Russia and lead to numerous revolts.

4. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born on August 27, 1770 in Germany.
His view of history was adapted by Karl Marx as the basis for his new Communist political system.

5. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Friedrich Nietzsche was born on October 15, 1844 in Rocken, Germany.
His work on the will to power and aesthetics have inspired artists and thinkers ever since his writings were first published.

6. Friedrich Engels

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Friedrich Engels was born on November 28, 1820 in Wuppertal, Germany.
He greatly influenced the founder of the Communist Party in Russia, Vladimir Lenin.

7. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Arthur Schopenhauer was born on February 22, 1788 in Germany.
He published his doctoral dissertation On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason when he was only 25.

8. Max Weber

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Max Weber was born on April 21, 1864 in Germany.
Shortly after the conclusion of World War I, he became a founder of the German Democratic Party and attended the Paris Peace Conference, where he advised the authors of the Weimar Constitution.

9. Theodor W. Adorno

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Theodor W. Adorno was born on September 11, 1903 in Germany.
He impacted the European New Left through his works Dialectic of Enlightenment from 1947, Minima Moralia from 1951, and Negative Dialectics from 1966.

10. Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt was born on October 14, 1906 in Hanover, Germany.
Her first book was called The Origins of Totalitarianism from 1951, which connected Stalinist Communism and Nazism with anti-Semitism and imperialism.

11. Meister Eckhart

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Meister Eckhart was born in Tambach-Dietharz, Germany.

12. Karl Rahner

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Karl Rahner was born on March 5, 1904 in Germany.
He was heavily influenced in his beliefs and theories by the Second Vatican Council.

13. Karl-Otto Apel

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Karl-Otto Apel was born on March 15, 1922 in Germany.
He was given the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany Award in 2001.

14. Jurgen Habermas

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Jurgen Habermas was born on June 18, 1929 in Germany.
His main interests were epistemology and social theory.

15. Helmut Thielicke

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Helmut Thielicke was born on December 4, 1908 in Germany.
He was personally received by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter during his lecture tour in the United States in 1977.

16. Hans-Georg Gadamer

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Hans-Georg Gadamer was born on February 11, 1900 in Germany.
He held the position of Professor Emeritus at Frankfurt am Main until his death at 102 years of age.

17. Hans Wilhelm Frei

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Hans Wilhelm Frei was born on April 29, 1922 in Germany.

18. Hans Albert

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Hans Albert was born on February 8, 1921 in Germany.
He obtained the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class, in 1994.

19. Gotthard Gunther

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Gotthard Gunther was born on June 15, 1900 in Germany.
He was inspired by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Martin Heidegger, and Oswald Spengler. He was good friends with Isaac Asimov.

20. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig, Germany.
He was a life member of the Royal Society and the Berlin Academy of Sciences.