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
GadamerHans-Georg Gadamer 1900–2002 102 German philosopher
HarrisErrol Harris 1908–2009 101 South African philosopher and author[1]
HartshorneCharles Hartshorne 1897–2000 103 American pioneer of process theology
HolzamerKarl Holzamer 1906–2007 100 German philosopher and director general of ZDF
MitchellSir William Mitchell 1861–1962 101 Australian philosopher, professor and author
NellOswald von Nell-Breuning 1861–1962 101 German Roman Catholic theologian and sociologist
VaucherAlfred Vaucher 1887–1993 106 French theologian and church historian
WeissPaul Weiss 1901–2002 101 American philosopher


  1. "Errol Harris". The Westmorland Gazette. February 22, 2008. Retrieved 29 February 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>