Elena Cornaro Piscopia

1646 - 1684

Elena Cornaro Piscopia

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (US: , Italian: [ˈɛːlena luˈkrɛttsja korˈnaːro piˈskɔːpja]) or Elena Lucrezia Corner (Italian: [korˈnɛr]; 5 June 1646 – 26 July 1684), also known in English as Helen Cornaro, was a Venetian philosopher of noble descent who in 1678 became one of the first women to receive an academic degree from a university, and the first to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elena Cornaro Piscopia has received more than 678,294 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 210th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Elena Cornaro Piscopia ranks 208 out of 1,005Before her are Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Pelagius, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Bernard Bolzano, Georgi Plekhanov, and Gaston Bachelard. After her are Moses Mendelssohn, Nicolas Malebranche, Gabriel Marcel, Julia Kristeva, Josef Breuer, and Hippias.

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Among people born in 1646, Elena Cornaro Piscopia ranks 3Before her are Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Christian V of Denmark. After her are Ismail Ibn Sharif, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Antoine Galland, John Flamsteed, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Maria Francisca of Savoy, Godfrey Kneller, and Charles Plumier. Among people deceased in 1684, Elena Cornaro Piscopia ranks 2Before her is Pierre Corneille. After her are Pieter de Hooch, Edme Mariotte, Nicola Amati, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein, Anne Gonzaga, Josefa de Óbidos, Antoine Gombaud, Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony, and Johann Rosenmüller.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Elena Cornaro Piscopia ranks 493 out of 3,282Before her are Trebonianus Gallus (206), Sextus Pompey (-67), Albano Carrisi (1943), Muzio Clementi (1752), Berengar I of Italy (850), and Roberto Benigni (1952). After her are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Libius Severus (420), Pope John XI (910), and Statius (40).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Elena Cornaro Piscopia ranks 16Before her are Boethius (480), Tommaso Campanella (1568), Bonaventure (1221), Marsilio Ficino (1433), Giambattista Vico (1668), and Cesare Beccaria (1738). After her are Benedetto Croce (1866), Hippasus (-600), Marsilius of Padua (1275), Aristoxenus (-360), Giorgio Agamben (1942), and Julius Evola (1898).

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