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Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri

1667 - 1733

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Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni dʒiˈrɔːlamo sakˈkɛːri]; 5 September 1667 – 25 October 1733) was an Italian Jesuit priest, scholastic philosopher, and mathematician. Saccheri was born in Sanremo. He entered the Jesuit order in 1685 and was ordained as a priest in 1694. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri has received more than 49,031 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri is the 527th most popular philosopher (down from 503rd in 2019), the 1,538th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,447th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Italian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri ranks 527 out of 1,081Before him are Guillaume Budé, Antony Flew, Saul Kripke, Carl Stumpf, Arthur Danto, and Gorakhnath. After him are Hegesias of Cyrene, Huiyuan, Al-Shahrastani, Al-Baydawi, Dharmakirti, and Cesare Ripa.

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Among people born in 1667, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri ranks 10Before him are Maria Anna of Neuburg, Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, Louis, Count of Vermandois, Antonio Lotti, Alessandro Magnasco, and Marie Thérèse of France. After him are Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, James Louis Sobieski, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jan Kupecký, and Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł. Among people deceased in 1733, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri ranks 6Before him are Augustus II the Strong, François Couperin, Bernard Mandeville, Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, and Georg Böhm. After him are Pieter van der Aa, Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Robert de Visée, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Nicolas Coustou, and John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri ranks 1,538 out of 4,668Before him are James III of Majorca (1315), Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1683), Leonardo Sciascia (1921), Cima da Conegliano (1459), Carlo Maria Giulini (1914), and Umberto Tozzi (1952). After him are Nicholas of Tolentino (1245), Hüma Hatun (1400), Paolo Villaggio (1932), Bernardo Daddi (1290), Maria Celeste (1600), and Elizabeth of Sicily, Queen of Hungary (1261).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri ranks 39Before him are Norberto Bobbio (1909), Dicaearchus (-350), Vittorino da Feltre (1378), Thomas Cajetan (1469), Gaetano Mosca (1858), and Gaius Musonius Rufus (25). After him are Cesare Ripa (1555), Myia (-600), Gianni Vattimo (1936), Bernardino Telesio (1509), Silvia Federici (1942), and Pietro d'Abano (1250).