Melchor Cano

1509 - 1560

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Melchor Cano (1509? – 30 September 1560) was a Spanish Scholastic theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melchor Cano has received more than 20,068 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Melchor Cano is the 777th most popular philosopher (up from 792nd in 2019), the 787th most popular biography from Spain (up from 805th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Melchor Cano ranks 777 out of 1,081Before him are Stephen Toulmin, Crantor, Vazgen I, Kuno Fischer, François Bernier, and Eric Hoffer. After him are Jacob Moleschott, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Mahadev Govind Ranade, Nikephoros Blemmydes, and Glaucon.

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Among people born in 1509, Melchor Cano ranks 14Before him are Jan Matsys, Bernardino Telesio, Ippolito II d'Este, Étienne Dolet, Luis de Morales, and Leone Leoni. After him are Giovanni Morone, Pasquale Cicogna, Cardinal-Infante Afonso of Portugal, and Federico Commandino. Among people deceased in 1560, Melchor Cano ranks 11Before him are Anastasia Romanovna, Mary of Guise, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Joachim du Bellay, and Jan Mandijn. After him are Nicolas Gombert, Domingo de Soto, Jan Łaski, and Jean du Bellay.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Melchor Cano ranks 787 out of 2,932Before him are Yolande of Aragon, Duchess of Calabria (1273), Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera (1866), Aioulf (400), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga (1956), and Wifred II, Count of Barcelona (900). After him are Ruy López de Villalobos (1500), Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (1606), Chus Lampreave (1930), Luis Ricardo Falero (1851), Luis Molowny (1925), and Domingo de Soto (1494).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Melchor Cano ranks 23Before him are Nachmanides (1194), George Santayana (1863), Francisco Ferrer (1859), Hasdai Crescas (1340), Luis de Molina (1535), and María Zambrano (1904). After him are Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (1606), Domingo de Soto (1494), Joseph Albo (1380), Lubna of Córdoba (922), Bahya ibn Paquda (1050), and Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro (1676).