List of centenarians (philosophers and theologians)

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The following is a list of centenarians – specifically, people who became famous as philosophers and theologians – known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
AnshenRuth Nanda Anshen 1900–2003 103 American philosopher, author and editor
DespotopoulosKonstantinos Despotopoulos 1913–2016 102 Greek philosopher[1]
GadamerHans-Georg Gadamer 1900–2002 102 German philosopher
HarrisErrol Harris 1908–2009 101 South African philosopher and author[2]
HartshorneCharles Hartshorne 1897–2000 103 American pioneer of process theology
HolzamerKarl Holzamer 1906–2007 100 German philosopher and director general of ZDF
LacroixBenoît Lacroix 1915–2016 100 Canadian theologian and philosopher[3]
MitchellSir William Mitchell 1861–1962 101 Australian philosopher, professor and author
NellOswald von Nell-Breuning 1861–1962 101 German Roman Catholic theologian and sociologist
OizermanTeodor Oizerman 1914–2017 102 Soviet and Russian philosopher[4]
VaucherAlfred Vaucher 1887–1993 106 French theologian and church historian
WeissPaul Weiss 1901–2002 101 American philosopher

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