Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda

1490 - 1573

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Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda (11 June 1494 – 17 November 1573) was a Spanish Renaissance humanist, philosopher, theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda has received more than 197,935 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda is the 363rd most popular philosopher (up from 441st in 2019).

Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda is most famous for his work entitled "Democrates Alter" in which he argues that America should be colonized by Spain.

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Among philosophers, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda ranks 363 out of 1,089Before her are Wilhelm Windelband, Timon of Phlius, Francisco de Vitoria, Masanobu Fukuoka, Antonio Negri, and Maurice Halbwachs. After her are H. L. A. Hart, John of Salisbury, Karl Rahner, Heinrich Rickert, Gennadius Scholarius, and Rudolf Otto.

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Among people born in 1490, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda ranks 8Before her are Olaus Magnus, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Adrian Willaert, Vittoria Colonna, and Huáscar. After her are Albert of Brandenburg, Florian Geyer, Ebussuud Efendi, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Properzia de' Rossi, and Nikola Jurišić. Among people deceased in 1573, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda ranks 5Before her are Takeda Shingen, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Fatma Sultan, and Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal. After her are Rafael Bombelli, Azai Nagamasa, Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg, Malyuta Skuratov, Laurentius Petri, and Michel de l'Hôpital.

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