Nicholas of Lyra

1270 - 1349

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Nicholas of Lyra (French: Nicolas de Lyre; c. 1270 – October 1349), or Nicolaus Lyranus, a Franciscan teacher, was among the most influential practitioners of biblical exegesis in the Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas of Lyra has received more than 50,471 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicholas of Lyra is the 955th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Nicholas of Lyra ranks 955 out of 1,081Before him are Gargi Vachaknavi, Olof Celsius, Carl Dahlhaus, Imran N. Hosein, Eudorus of Alexandria, and Andrea Carlo Ferrari. After him are Ramiro Ledesma Ramos, Richard Swinburne, Nikolay Lossky, George Gerbner, Michel Onfray, and Zhang Binglin.

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Among people born in 1270, Nicholas of Lyra ranks 12Before him are Theodore Metochites, Isabella of Burgundy, Queen of Germany, Lancelotto Malocello, Theodore Svetoslav of Bulgaria, Juliana Falconieri, and Cino da Pistoia. After him is Thoros III, King of Armenia. Among people deceased in 1349, Nicholas of Lyra ranks 10Before him are James III of Majorca, Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary, Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen, Luchino Visconti, Hamdallah Mustawfi, and Thomas Bradwardine.

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