Johannes de Sacrobosco

1195 - 1256

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Johannes de Sacrobosco, also written Ioannes de Sacro Bosco, later called John of Holywood or John of Holybush (c. 1195 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes de Sacrobosco has received more than 94,024 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johannes de Sacrobosco is the 239th most popular mathematician (down from 235th in 2019), the 1,122nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,164th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Johannes de Sacrobosco ranks 239 out of 1,004Before him are Seymour Papert, Gilles de Roberval, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Eduard Heine, Isaac Beeckman, and Farkas Bolyai. After him are Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Seki Takakazu, Robert Recorde, John Charles Fields, Joseph Bertrand, and Ibn al-Shatir.

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Among people born in 1195, Johannes de Sacrobosco ranks 4Before him are Anthony of Padua, Pope Innocent IV, and Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria. After him are Xia Gui, Henry IV, Duke of Limburg, Geoffrey II of Villehardouin, Philip II, Marquis of Namur, and Henry VI, Count Palatine of the Rhine. Among people deceased in 1256, Johannes de Sacrobosco ranks 2Before him is William II of Holland. After him are Sartaq Khan, Michael II Asen, Mafalda of Portugal, Kaliman Asen II of Bulgaria, Peter Nolasco, Kujō Yoritsune, Bernhard von Spanheim, Renaud de Vichiers, Kujō Yoritsugu, and Margaret of Bourbon, Queen of Navarre.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Johannes de Sacrobosco ranks 1,122 out of 8,785Before him are Hugh Griffith (1912), Henry Royce (1863), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Charles Spearman (1863), Samuel Bellamy (1689), and Bob Paisley (1919). After him are Taron Egerton (1989), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), Flinders Petrie (1853), Leopold Stokowski (1882), John Schlesinger (1926), and Alexander II of Scotland (1198).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Johannes de Sacrobosco ranks 22Before him are Robert Grosseteste (1175), Arthur Cayley (1821), James Joseph Sylvester (1814), James Gregory (1638), Michael Atiyah (1929), and Henry Briggs (1561). After him are Robert Recorde (1512), Thomas Simpson (1710), John Horton Conway (1937), John Wilkins (1614), George Atwood (1745), and Edward Waring (1736).