John Wycliffe

1324 - 1384

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John Wycliffe (; also spelled Wyclif, Wiclef, Wickliffe and other variants; c. 1320s – 31 December 1384) was an English scholastic philosopher, theologian, biblical translator, reformer, priest, and a seminary professor at the University of Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Wycliffe has received more than 1,804,870 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). John Wycliffe is the 121st most popular philosopher (up from 130th in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 154th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Philosopher.

John Wycliffe is most famous for translating the Bible into English.

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Among philosophers, John Wycliffe ranks 121 out of 1,089Before him are John Rawls, Emil Cioran, Ibn Arabi, Mozi, Charles Fourier, and Hans-Georg Gadamer. After him are Duns Scotus, Giambattista Vico, Marsilio Ficino, Oswald Spengler, Henri de Saint-Simon, and Martin Buber.

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Among people born in 1324, John Wycliffe ranks 1After him are David II of Scotland, Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria, Joan, Duchess of Brittany, and Manuel II of Trebizond. Among people deceased in 1384, John Wycliffe ranks 1After him are Louis I, Duke of Anjou, Louis II, Count of Flanders, Geert Groote, Joan, Duchess of Brittany, Beatrice Regina della Scala, Magnus I, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Thomas Preljubović.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Wycliffe ranks 143 out of 6,924Before him are Arthur C. Clarke (1917), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Judi Dench (1934), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Brian May (1947), and Henry IV of England (1367). After him are Bernard Montgomery (1887), Paul Dirac (1902), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), and Roald Dahl (1916).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, John Wycliffe ranks 10Before him are David Hume (1711), Thomas More (1478), Herbert Spencer (1820), William of Ockham (1285), Jeremy Bentham (1748), and Roger Bacon (1220). After him are Duns Scotus (1265), Joseph Priestley (1733), Alcuin (735), John Venn (1834), Pelagius (360), and William Godwin (1756).