Hasdai Crescas

1340 - 1410

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Hasdai ben Abraham Crescas (Catalan: [həzˈðaj ˈβeɲ ʒuˈða ˈkɾeskəs]; Hebrew: חסדאי קרשקש‎; c. 1340 in Barcelona, Catalonia – 1410/11 in Zaragoza, Aragon) was a Catalan-Jewish philosopher and a renowned halakhist (teacher of Jewish law). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasdai Crescas has received more than 75,660 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Hasdai Crescas is the 496th most popular philosopher (up from 534th in 2019), the 422nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 469th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Hasdai Crescas ranks 496 out of 1,089Before him are John Toland, Karl Löwith, Adam Ferguson, Nezahualcoyotl, Eudemus of Rhodes, and Shantideva. After him are Carl Stumpf, William of Champeaux, Dhul-Nun al-Misri, Victor Cousin, Ouyang Xiu, and Alain de Benoist.

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Among people born in 1340, Hasdai Crescas ranks 8Before him are Haakon VI of Norway, Albert, King of Sweden, Elizabeth of Bosnia, Claus Sluter, John, Duke of Berry, and Theophanes the Greek. After him are Geert Groote, Stephen of Perm, Margaret Drummond, Queen of Scotland, Jacopo da Bologna, and Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. Among people deceased in 1410, Hasdai Crescas ranks 7Before him are Martin of Aragon, Antipope Alexander V, Rupert, King of Germany, Ulrich von Jungingen, Louis II, Duke of Bourbon, and Theophanes the Greek. After him are Melchior Broederlam, Yawar Waqaq, Spinello Aretino, Joanna Sophia of Bavaria, and John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset.

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Among people born in Spain, Hasdai Crescas ranks 422 out of 2,595Before him are João da Nova (1460), Tiberius Sempronius Longus (-250), Carlos Arias Navarro (1908), David Villa (1981), Joanot Martorell (1415), and Ordoño I of Asturias (821). After him are Eulalia of Barcelona (290), Francisco Rabal (1926), Violant of Aragon (1236), Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli (1540), Gaius Julius Vindex (25), and Andrés de Urdaneta (1498).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Hasdai Crescas ranks 20Before him are Juan Luis Vives (1492), Francisco de Vitoria (1483), Pompeia Plotina (65), Nachmanides (1194), George Santayana (1863), and Francisco Ferrer (1859). After him are Luis de Molina (1535), Domingo de Soto (1494), María Zambrano (1904), Joseph Albo (1380), Melchor Cano (1509), and Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (1606).