Alberico Gentili

1552 - 1608

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Alberico Gentili (January 14, 1552 – June 19, 1608) was an Italian-English jurist, a tutor of Queen Elizabeth I, and a standing advocate to the Spanish Embassy in London, who served as the Regius professor of civil law at the University of Oxford for 21 years. He is heralded as the founder of the science of international law alongside Francisco de Vitoria and Hugo Grotius, and thus known as the "Father of international law". Gentili has been the earliest writer on public international law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberico Gentili has received more than 118,225 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alberico Gentili is the 704th most popular nobleman, the 2,615th most popular biography from Italy and the 73rd most popular Italian Nobleman.

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Among people born in 1552, Alberico Gentili ranks 18Before him are Petrus Plancius, Agrippa d'Aubigné, Dom Justo Takayama, Pietro Cataldi, Edward Coke, and Anna of Cleves. After him are Richard Hakluyt and Gabriello Chiabrera. Among people deceased in 1608, Alberico Gentili ranks 13Before him are Sigismund Rákóczi, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Andrew Avellino, Bernardo Buontalenti, Ğazı II Giray, and Marie Eleonore of Cleves. After him is Philipp Nicolai.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alberico Gentili ranks 2,615 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Rustichelli (1916), Filippo Paulucci (1779), Giuseppe Versaldi (1943), Tino di Camaino (1285), Giorgio Almirante (1914), and Goffredo Mameli (1827). After him are Appius Claudius Pulcher (-150), Pietro Mengoli (1626), Ennio Flaiano (1910), Franca Rame (1929), Filippo Turati (1857), and Mario Camerini (1895).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Alberico Gentili ranks 73Before him are Melus of Bari (1000), Castruccio Castracani (1281), Matteo II Visconti (1319), Maria Fortunata d'Este (1731), Margaret Paleologa (1510), and Filippo Paulucci (1779). After him are Vittoria Farnese (1618) and Anna Sforza (1476).