Francisco Suárez

1548 - 1617

Francisco Suárez

Francisco Suárez (5 January 1548 – 25 September 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian, one of the leading figures of the School of Salamanca movement, and generally regarded among the greatest scholastics after Thomas Aquinas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Suárez has received more than 213,919 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 342nd most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Francisco Suárez ranks 340 out of 1,005Before him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Edgar Morin, Henri Lefebvre, Moses Hess, Juan Luis Vives, and Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi. After him are Jacques Rancière, Han Yu, Crates of Thebes, Otto Neurath, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, and Lev Shestov.

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Among people born in 1548, Francisco Suárez ranks 5Before him are Giordano Bruno, Simon Stevin, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Vincenzo Scamozzi. After him are Karel van Mander, Bianca Cappello, Honda Tadakatsu, William V, Duke of Bavaria, Palma il Giovane, Antonio Priuli, and Sebastián Vizcaíno. Among people deceased in 1617, Francisco Suárez ranks 7Before him are Pocahontas, Ahmed I, John Napier, Rose of Lima, Emperor Go-Yōzei, and Hendrik Goltzius. After him are Concino Concini, 4th Dalai Lama, David Fabricius, Fausto Veranzio, Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Giovanni Antonio Magini.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Suárez ranks 240 out of 1,895Before him are Sancho IV of Castile (1258), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Fernando Rey (1917), Reccared I (510), Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822), and Juan Luis Vives (1492). After him are Rafael Nadal (1986), Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1402), Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949), Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488), Iker Casillas (1981), and Ibn al-Baitar (1197).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Francisco Suárez ranks 14Before him are Ibn Tufail (1110), Baltasar Gracián (1601), Miguel de Unamuno (1864), Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089), and Juan Luis Vives (1492). After him are Francisco de Vitoria (1483), George Santayana (1863), Nachmanides (1194), Pompeia Plotina (65), Hasdai Crescas (1340), and Luis de Molina (1535).

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