Johannes Agricola

1494 - 1566

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Johann or Johannes Agricola (originally Schneider, then Schnitter; April 20, 1494 – September 22, 1566) was a German Protestant Reformer during the Protestant Reformation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes Agricola has received more than 49,326 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Johannes Agricola is the 736th most popular philosopher (down from 731st in 2019), the 2,232nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 280th in 2019) and the 100th most popular German Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johannes Agricola ranks 736 out of 1,089Before him are Peter the Iberian, Perry Anderson, Hakuin Ekaku, Crates of Athens, David Lewis, and Julius Pollux. After him are Inayat Khan, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Edvard Westermarck, Pantaenus, Anandamayi Ma, and Symon Budny.

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Among people born in 1494, Johannes Agricola ranks 20Before him are Saitō Dōsan, Oronce Finé, Antonio de Mendoza, Domingo de Soto, Ambrosius Holbein, and Antoinette de Bourbon. After him are Hans Tausen, Pierre Attaingnant, and Francesco Maurolico. Among people deceased in 1566, Johannes Agricola ranks 11Before him are Nikola IV Zrinski, Daniele da Volterra, Louise Labé, Leonhart Fuchs, Antonio de Cabezón, and Sigismund von Herberstein. After him are Lambert Lombard, Jan Sanders van Hemessen, Taddeo Zuccari, Guillaume Rondelet, and Margaret Paleologa.

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Among people born in Germany, Johannes Agricola ranks 2,232 out of 5,289Before him are Kai Hansen (1963), Wolfgang Iser (1926), John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1627), Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835), Fritz Müller (1822), and William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1682). After him are Mario Gómez (1985), Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen (1861), Ernst Schäfer (1910), Max Pauly (1907), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), and Bruno Loerzer (1891).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johannes Agricola ranks 100Before him are Rudolph Goclenius (1547), Johannes Oecolampadius (1482), Johann Heinrich Alsted (1588), Hans Blumenberg (1920), Friedrich Albert Lange (1828), and Albert of Saxony (1316). After him are Paul de Lagarde (1827), Joseph Dietzgen (1828), Karl Vogt (1817), Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann (1743), Jakob Friedrich Fries (1773), and Gabriel Biel (1418).