Jacobus Arminius

1560 - 1609

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Jacobus Arminius (10 October 1560 – 19 October 1609), the Latinized name of Jakob Hermanszoon, was a Dutch theologian during the Protestant Reformation period whose views became the basis of Arminianism and the Dutch Remonstrant movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacobus Arminius has received more than 341,135 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Jacobus Arminius is the 311th most popular philosopher (down from 284th in 2019), the 95th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Philosopher.

Jacobus Arminius was a Dutch theologian and minister who was born in 1560. He was a student of Theodore Beza, and he became a professor of theology at the University of Leiden. Arminius is most famous for being the father of the Remonstrant movement.

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Among philosophers, Jacobus Arminius ranks 311 out of 1,081Before him are Abraham ibn Ezra, Anne Sullivan, Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, Asanga, Hilary Putnam, and Speusippus. After him are Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Ammonius Saccas, Justus Lipsius, Sebastian Brant, Isaac Abarbanel, and Giovanni Gentile.

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Among people born in 1560, Jacobus Arminius ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth Báthory, Annibale Carracci, and Thomas Harriot. After him are Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Gaspard Bauhin, Christian I, Elector of Saxony, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, Thomas Cavendish, Anton Praetorius, Juan Sánchez Cotán, and Domenico Tintoretto. Among people deceased in 1609, Jacobus Arminius ranks 4Before him are Annibale Carracci, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Judah Loew ben Bezalel. After him are Joseph Justus Scaliger, Carolus Clusius, Federico Zuccari, Gasparo da Salò, John William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi, and Yi San-hae.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jacobus Arminius ranks 95 out of 1,427Before him are Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), Paul J. Crutzen (1933), Jan van Goyen (1596), and Hendrick Avercamp (1585). After him are Herman Boerhaave (1668), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Leo Beenhakker (1942), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), and Multatuli (1820).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Netherlands

Among philosophers born in Netherlands, Jacobus Arminius ranks 3Before him are Erasmus (1466) and Baruch Spinoza (1632). After him are Rodolphus Agricola (1443), Jacob Moleschott (1822), Dirck Coornhert (1522), Thomas van Erpe (1584), and Bas van Fraassen (1941).