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Petrus Ramus

1515 - 1572

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Petrus Ramus (French: Pierre de La Ramée; Anglicized as Peter Ramus ; 1515 – 26 August 1572) was a French humanist, logician, and educational reformer. A Protestant convert, he was a victim of the St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petrus Ramus has received more than 146,532 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Petrus Ramus is the 457th most popular philosopher (down from 429th in 2019), the 1,371st most popular biography from France (down from 1,261st in 2019) and the 65th most popular French Philosopher.

Petrus Ramus was a French philosopher and scholar who was most famous for his work on humanism.

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Among philosophers, Petrus Ramus ranks 457 out of 1,081Before him are Alan Watts, Madhvacharya, Alain de Benoist, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Henry Suso, and Ibn al-Rawandi. After him are Abul A'la Maududi, Ernst Troeltsch, Phaedo of Elis, Norberto Bobbio, Adam Ferguson, and Willard Van Orman Quine.

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Among people born in 1515, Petrus Ramus ranks 10Before him are Philip Neri, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Injong of Joseon, Mary of Guise, Piali Pasha, and Pierre Lescot. After him are Felix of Cantalice, Sebastian Castellio, Cipriano de Rore, Johann Weyer, Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, and Frederick III, Elector Palatine. Among people deceased in 1572, Petrus Ramus ranks 15Before him are John Knox, Isaac Luria, Longqing Emperor, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, Archduchess Barbara of Austria, and François Clouet. After him are Miguel López de Legazpi, Ippolito II d'Este, Moses Isserles, Jean Goujon, Claude Goudimel, and Petar Hektorović.

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Among people born in France, Petrus Ramus ranks 1,371 out of 6,011Before him are Heinz Harmel (1906), André Campra (1660), Jeanne Guyon (1648), James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick (1670), Henri Murger (1822), and Jacques Roux (1752). After him are Sophie of France (1734), Henry I, Count of Champagne (1127), Antoine Griezmann (1991), Theobald II, Count of Champagne (1093), Charles Alexandre de Calonne (1734), and Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711).


Among philosophers born in France, Petrus Ramus ranks 65Before him are Richard Avenarius (1843), Emmanuel Mounier (1905), Michel de Certeau (1925), Étienne Gilson (1884), Michel Serres (1930), and Alain de Benoist (1943). After him are Pierre Duhem (1861), William of Champeaux (1070), Antoine Destutt de Tracy (1754), Émile Chartier (1868), Victor Cousin (1792), and Guillaume Budé (1467).