Marsilio Ficino

1433 - 1499

Marsilio Ficino

Marsilio Ficino (Italian: [marˈsiːljo fiˈtʃiːno]; Latin name: Marsilius Ficinus; 19 October 1433 – 1 October 1499) was an Italian scholar and Catholic priest who was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance. He was an astrologer, a reviver of Neoplatonism in touch with the major academics of his day and the first translator of Plato's complete extant works into Latin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marsilio Ficino has received more than 348,010 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 129th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Marsilio Ficino ranks 127 out of 1,005Before him are Duns Scotus, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Eusebius, John Rawls, Count of St. Germain, and Mozi. After him are Martin Buber, Henri de Saint-Simon, Giambattista Vico, John Wycliffe, Pyrrho, and György Lukács.

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Among people born in 1433, Marsilio Ficino ranks 2Before him is Charles the Bold. After him are Stephen III of Moldavia, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Giovanni Giocondo, and Nilus of Sora. Among people deceased in 1499, Marsilio Ficino ranks 1After him are Paulo da Gama, Alesso Baldovinetti, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, Bartolomeo Vivarini, Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, and Perkin Warbeck.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marsilio Ficino ranks 262 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Gregory VIII (1100), Pope Sixtus I (42), Vitus (290), Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519), Catiline (-109), and Hamilcar Barca (-275). After him are Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Pope Fabian (200), Sallust (-86), Pope Paul I (700), Aldo Moro (1916), and Longinus (100).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Marsilio Ficino ranks 13Before him are Antonio Gramsci (1891), Empedocles (-490), Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463), Boethius (480), Tommaso Campanella (1568), and Bonaventure (1221). After him are Giambattista Vico (1668), Cesare Beccaria (1738), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Benedetto Croce (1866), Hippasus (-600), and Marsilius of Padua (1275).

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