Constantine the African

1020 - 1087

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Constantine the African (Latin: Constantinus Africanus; died before 1098/1099, Monte Cassino) was a physician who lived in the 11th century. The first part of his life was spent in North Africa and the rest in Italy. He first arrived in Italy in the coastal town of Salerno, home of the Schola Medica Salernitana, where his work attracted attention from the local Lombard and Norman rulers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine the African has received more than 122,200 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Constantine the African is the 211th most popular physician (down from 200th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 32nd in 2019) and the most popular Tunisian Physician.

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Among physicians, Constantine the African ranks 211 out of 509Before him are Dickinson W. Richards, David H. Hubel, Karl Adolph von Basedow, Nicolaes Tulp, Engelbert Kaempfer, and Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol. After him are Marcel Petiot, Horst Schumann, Alexander Bogdanov, Hieronymus Fabricius, Leonhart Fuchs, and Mungo Park.

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Among people born in 1020, Constantine the African ranks 7Before him are Pope Gregory VII, Pope Stephen IX, Sweyn II of Denmark, Yūsuf Balasaguni, Su Song, and Guo Xi. After him are William I, Count of Burgundy, Adelaide of Susa, Gunhilda of Denmark, Zhang Zai, Vladimir of Novgorod, and Otto of Nordheim. Among people deceased in 1087, Constantine the African ranks 7Before him are William the Conqueror, Pope Victor III, Solomon, King of Hungary, Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī, Blot-Sweyn, and Bertha of Savoy. After him are William I, Count of Burgundy, Maria Dobroniega of Kiev, Domenico Selvo, and Eustace II, Count of Boulogne.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Constantine the African ranks 35 out of 163Before him are Hanno the Great (-300), Avienus (305), Georges Wolinski (1934), Maharbal (-245), Albert Memmi (1920), and Mohamed Ennaceur (1934). After him are Moncef Marzouki (1945), F. R. David (1947), Salvius Julianus (115), Hamed Karoui (1927), Hannibal Gisco (-300), and Gaius Claudius Nero (-300).

Among PHYSICIANS In Tunisia

Among physicians born in Tunisia, Constantine the African ranks 1