High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A volapükologist is a person whose scientific interest is Volapük. A volapükist is not necessarily a volapükologist because he can be a person who occupies himself with Volapük non - scientifically but simply as a supporter of the Volapük movement.The language Volapük itself quickly acquired support since it had appeared, Both in Europe and America. There were three international congresses: the first was in 1884 in Friedrichshafen, the second in 1887 in Munich and the third in 1889 in Paris. By 1889 there were 316 textbooks available in 25 languages, 283 clubs and around 25 magazines. In 1887 the American Philosophical Society established a commission for the evaluation of the scientific value of Volapük.