Mechthild of Magdeburg

1207 - 1282

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Mechthild (or Mechtild, Matilda, Matelda) of Magdeburg (c. 1207 – c. 1282/1294), a Beguine, was a Christian medieval mystic, whose book Das fließende Licht der Gottheit (The Flowing Light of Divinity) is a compendium of visions, prayers, dialogues and mystical accounts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mechthild of Magdeburg has received more than 120,903 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Mechthild of Magdeburg is the 681st most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Mechthild of Magdeburg ranks 681 out of 1,089Before her are Hippo, Li Zhi, Étienne Balibar, Arnold Ruge, Maximus Planudes, and Volin. After her are Wolfhart Pannenberg, Nikephoros Blemmydes, Rudolph Goclenius, Anniceris, Diodorus Cronus, and Thomas Hill Green.

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Among people born in 1207, Mechthild of Magdeburg ranks 7Before her are Rumi, Batu Khan, Elizabeth of Hungary, Henry III of England, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, and Philip I, Count of Savoy. After her is Ottone Visconti. Among people deceased in 1282, Mechthild of Magdeburg ranks 10Before her are Nichiren, Agnes of Bohemia, Ibn Khallikan, Mengu-Timur, George Akropolites, and Traidenis. After her is Margaret Sambiria.

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