Bartholomeus Anglicus

1203 - 1272

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Bartholomaeus Anglicus (before 1203–1272), also known as Bartholomew the Englishman and Berthelet, was an early 13th-century scholastic of Paris, a member of the Franciscan order. He was the author of the compendium De proprietatibus rerum ("On the Properties of Things"), dated c.1240, an early forerunner of the encyclopedia and a widely cited book in the Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bartholomeus Anglicus has received more than 78,640 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Bartholomeus Anglicus is the 1,491st most popular religious figure (down from 1,288th in 2019).

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Among religious figures, Bartholomeus Anglicus ranks 1,491 out of 2,238Before him are Ernest Simoni, Fernando Ocáriz Braña, Alberic of Cîteaux, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, Emmeram of Regensburg, and Matsyendranatha. After him are John of Shanghai and San Francisco, Yitzhak Kaduri, Pietro Riario, Henri Schwery, Jerzy Radziwiłł, and Antony II of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1203, Bartholomeus Anglicus ranks 4Before him are Mindaugas, Zakariya al-Qazwini, and Peter II, Count of Savoy.  Among people deceased in 1272, Bartholomeus Anglicus ranks 9Before him are Richard of Cornwall, Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, Zita, Emperor Go-Saga, Enzo of Sardinia, and Yaroslav of Tver. After him is Henry IV, Duke of Brabant.

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