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Juan de Mariana

1536 - 1624

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Juan de Mariana, , also known as Father Mariana (25 September 1536 – 17 February 1624), was a Spanish Jesuit priest, Scholastic, historian, and member of the Monarchomachs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan de Mariana has received more than 92,995 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Juan de Mariana is the 217th most popular historian (down from 188th in 2019), the 956th most popular biography from Spain (down from 875th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Historian.

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Among historians, Juan de Mariana ranks 217 out of 339Before him are Peter Brown, Janko Prunk, William H. McNeill, Ivane Javakhishvili, Aulus Cremutius Cordus, and Ibn Abd al-Hakam. After him are Paul Veyne, Friedrich Meinecke, Robert Darnton, Marc Ferro, Saul Friedländer, and John King Fairbank.

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Among people born in 1536, Juan de Mariana ranks 15Before him are Leonardo Donato, Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, Lucia Anguissola, Ignazio Danti, Marcantonio Memmo, and Balthasar Russow. After him are Juan Fernández, Konoe Sakihisa, Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Philibert, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Juan de Fuca, and Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset. Among people deceased in 1624, Juan de Mariana ranks 9Before him are Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Ahmad Sirhindi, Dirck van Baburen, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Marco Antonio de Dominis, and Ketevan the Martyr. After him are Sebastián Vizcaíno, Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Francesco Contarini, Vicente Espinel, and Thomas van Erpe.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Juan de Mariana ranks 956 out of 2,932Before him are Margarita Salas (1938), Alfonso Fróilaz (911), Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (null), Javier Irureta (1948), Salvador Sadurní (1941), and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos (-135). After him are Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn Abbad (984), Torcuato Fernández-Miranda (1915), Ion Andoni Goikoetxea (1965), Justo Tejada (1933), Juan Alonso (1927), and Juan Zambudio Velasco (1921).


Among historians born in Spain, Juan de Mariana ranks 2Before him are Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés (1478). After him are Ibn Hayyan (987), Jerónimo Zurita y Castro (1512), and Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot (1952).