Herman of Carinthia

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Herman of Carinthia (1105/1110 – after 1154), also called Hermanus Dalmata or Sclavus Dalmata, Secundus, by his own words born in the "heart of Istria", was a philosopher, astronomer, astrologer, mathematician and translator of Arabic works into Latin. Alongside Adelard of Bath, John of Seville, Gerard of Cremona and Plato of Tivoli, Herman is the most important translator of Arabic astronomical works in 12th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herman of Carinthia has received more than 32,140 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Herman of Carinthia is the 794th most popular philosopher, the 115th most popular biography from Croatia and the 3rd most popular Croatian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Herman of Carinthia ranks 794 out of 1,089Before him are Samuel Clarke, André Glucksmann, Ferenc Dávid, Francesco Algarotti, Melchor Cano, and Lanza del Vasto. After him are Pyotr Lavrov, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann, Stephen Toulmin, Franciscus Gomarus, and Gautama Maharishi.

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Among people born in 1100, Herman of Carinthia ranks 57Before him are Matthew of Edessa, Yağısıyan, Ingeborg of Kiev, Roger of Salerno, Roussel de Bailleul, and Petrus Comestor. After him are Gregory Pakourianos, Shawar, Tatikios, Leo I, Prince of Armenia, Domenico Selvo, and Mihailo Vojislavljević. Among people deceased in 1160, Herman of Carinthia ranks 10Before him are Adelard of Bath, Niklot, Al-Muqtafi, Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Raymond du Puy, and Theodore Prodromos. After him are Herman III, Margrave of Baden, Ibn al-Qalanisi, Al-Fa'iz bi-Nasr Allah, and Henry of Huntingdon.

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Among people born in Croatia, Herman of Carinthia ranks 115 out of 518Before him are Giorgio da Sebenico (1410), Ante Trumbić (1864), Marino Ghetaldi (1568), Herman Potočnik (1892), Bernard Vukas (1927), and Mate Parlov (1948). After him are Marco Antonio de Dominis (1560), George Martinuzzi (1482), Jakov Gotovac (1895), Marko Krizin (1589), Sergio Endrigo (1933), and Georg von Trapp (1880).


Among philosophers born in Croatia, Herman of Carinthia ranks 3Before him are Rudolf Steiner (1861) and Franciscus Patricius (1529). After him are Marco Antonio de Dominis (1560).