Abraham Abulafia

1240 - 1292

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Abraham ben Samuel Abulafia (Hebrew: אברהם בן שמואל אבולעפיה) was the founder of the school of "Prophetic Kabbalah". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Abulafia has received more than 208,521 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Abraham Abulafia is the 892nd most popular writer (down from 831st in 2019), the 274th most popular biography from Spain (down from 243rd in 2019) and the 28th most popular Writer.

Abraham Abulafia was an important Jewish mystic and philosopher who is most famous for his work in the Kabbalah, a Jewish mystical tradition.

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Among writers, Abraham Abulafia ranks 892 out of 5,755Before him are Hans Sachs, Eugène Scribe, Thomas Malory, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Clifford D. Simak, and Philostratus. After him are Wilkie Collins, Jacques Clément, Georg Brandes, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Rustichello da Pisa.

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Among people born in 1240, Abraham Abulafia ranks 6Before him are Pope Benedict XI, Cimabue, Yunus Emre, Arnaldus de Villa Nova, and Arnolfo di Cambio. After him are Pietro Cavallini, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Siger of Brabant, Magnus III of Sweden, Emperor Duzong, and Boetius of Dacia. Among people deceased in 1292, Abraham Abulafia ranks 4Before him are Roger Bacon, Pope Nicholas IV, and Kinga of Poland. After him are Thibaud Gaudin, Guiraut Riquier, and John Peckham.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Abraham Abulafia ranks 274 out of 2,932Before him are Ferdinand IV of Castile (1285), Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia (1908), Ramiro I of Aragon (1008), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), Rafael Nadal (1986), and Raymond of Penyafort (1175). After him are Mariano Rajoy (1955), La Belle Otero (1868), Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488), Liuvigild (525), Sancho III of Castile (1134), and Lluís Companys (1882).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Abraham Abulafia ranks 28Before him are Antonio Machado (1875), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), Matilde Camus (1919), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964), and Vicente Aleixandre (1898). After him are Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), Garcilaso de la Vega (1501), Prudentius (348), Jorge Semprún (1923), and Bernardino de Sahagún (1499).