Marsilius of Padua

1275 - 1342

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Marsilius of Padua (Italian: Marsilio da Padova; born Marsilio Mainardi, Marsilio de i Mainardini or Marsilio Mainardini; c. 1270 – c. 1342) was an Italian scholar, trained in medicine, who practiced a variety of professions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marsilius of Padua has received more than 242,429 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Marsilius of Padua is the 224th most popular philosopher (down from 208th in 2019), the 609th most popular biography from Italy (down from 541st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Italian Philosopher.

Marsilius of Padua was a medieval thinker who advocated for the separation of church and state.

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Over the past year Marsilius of Padua has had the most page views in the with 29,332 views, followed by Spanish (12,967), and Italian (9,065). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kurdish (Sorani) (349.54%), Esperanto (51.95%), and Yoruba (44.16%)


Among philosophers, Marsilius of Padua ranks 224 out of 1,267Before him are George Herbert Mead, Julius Evola, Josef Breuer, Cratylus, Bayazid Bastami, and Nikolai Berdyaev. After him are Paul Feyerabend, Vyasa, Benjamin Constant, Al-Jahiz, Arcesilaus, and Carneades.

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Among people born in 1275, Marsilius of Padua ranks 3Before him are Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, and Gediminas. After him are Basarab I of Wallachia, Dnyaneshwar, John II, Duke of Brabant, Mondino de Luzzi, Chungseon of Goryeo, Herman, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, Musō Soseki, Edward Bruce, and Abu Sa'id Uthman II. Among people deceased in 1342, Marsilius of Padua ranks 3Before him are Pope Benedict XII, and Charles I of Hungary. After him are Peter II of Sicily, Robert III of Artois, Anna of Trebizond, Tini Beg, Bartolomeo Gradenigo, Guy I, Count of Blois, and Joan of Valois, Countess of Hainaut.

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Among people born in Italy, Marsilius of Padua ranks 609 out of 5,161Before him are Raffaella Carrà (1943), Pope Miltiades (250), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Pope Agapetus I (490), and Pope Stephen VI (850). After him are Cosima Wagner (1837), Constans (320), Pinturicchio (1454), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Charles II of Naples (1254), and Publius Clodius Pulcher (-90).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Marsilius of Padua ranks 20Before him are Marsilio Ficino (1433), Giambattista Vico (1668), Hippasus (-600), Cesare Beccaria (1738), Benedetto Croce (1866), and Julius Evola (1898). After him are Giorgio Agamben (1942), Theano (-600), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Antonio Negri (1933), Giovanni Gentile (1875), and Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484).