Marsilius of Padua

1275 - 1342

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Marsilius of Padua (Italian: Marsilio or Marsiglio da Padova; born Marsilio dei Mainardini or Marsilio Mainardini; c. 1275 – 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 150,594 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Marsilius of Padua is the 251st most popular philosopher (down from 240th in 2019), the 651st most popular biography from Italy (down from 597th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Italian Philosopher.

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

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Among philosophers, Marsilius of Padua ranks 251 out of 1,089. Before him are Hans Jonas, Orosius, Apollodorus of Athens, Nicole Oresme, Ibn al-Nafis, and Julius Evola. After him are Otto Weininger, Arcesilaus, Al-Ash'ari, Speusippus, Bias of Priene, and Xenocrates.

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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, John II, Duke of Brabant, Mondino de Luzzi, and Edward Bruce. Among people deceased in 1342, Marsilius of Padua ranks 3Before him are Pope Benedict XII and Charles I of Hungary. After him are Robert III of Artois, Peter II of Sicily, Anna of Trebizond, Tini Beg, and Bartolomeo Gradenigo.

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Among people born in Italy, Marsilius of Padua ranks 651 out of 4,088. Before him are Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli (1397), Caterina Sforza (1463), Pisanello (1395), Faustina the Younger (125), Jacopo Bellini (1396), and Julius Evola (1898). After him are Domenico Modugno (1928), Ottorino Respighi (1879), Bona Sforza (1494), Alexius of Rome (400), Pope Eusebius (250), and Ornella Muti (1955).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Marsilius of Padua ranks 21Before him are Marsilio Ficino (1433), Cesare Beccaria (1738), Giorgio Agamben (1942), Benedetto Croce (1866), Hippasus (-600), and Julius Evola (1898). After him are Aristoxenus (-360), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Giovanni Gentile (1875), Theano (-600), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), and Pietro Pomponazzi (1462).