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Hasdai Crescas

1340 - 1410

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Hasdai ben Abraham Crescas (Catalan: [həzˈðaj ˈβeɲ ʒuˈða ˈkɾeskəs]; Hebrew: חסדאי קרשקש; c. 1340 in Barcelona – 1410/11 in Zaragoza) was a Spanish-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 103,957 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Hasdai Crescas is the 509th most popular philosopher (down from 496th in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from Spain (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Hasdai Crescas ranks 509 out of 1,081Before him are Kenneth Waltz, Thomas Nagel, Axel Honneth, Tom Regan, Bion of Borysthenes, and A. J. Ayer. After him are Murray Bookchin, Hans Vaihinger, Zeno of Sidon, Harriet Taylor Mill, Victor Cousin, and Vasishtha.

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

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Among people born in Spain, Hasdai Crescas ranks 454 out of 2,932Before him are Dulce of Aragon (1160), Luis Ramírez de Lucena (1475), Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1401), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Isabella of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1283), and Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1509). After him are José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (1960), João da Nova (1460), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus (1814), Hisham III of Córdoba (975), and Amancio Amaro (1939).


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