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Pierre d'Ailly

1350 - 1420

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Pierre d'Ailly (French: [d‿aji]; Latin Petrus Aliacensis, Petrus de Alliaco; 1351 – 9 August 1420) was a French theologian, astrologer and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre d'Ailly has received more than 58,956 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pierre d'Ailly is the 380th most popular philosopher (up from 400th in 2019), the 1,100th most popular biography from France (up from 1,168th in 2019) and the 51st most popular French Philosopher.

Pierre d'Ailly was a French cardinal, theologian, and astrologer. He is most famous for his work Concordantia astrologiae cum theologia.

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Among philosophers, Pierre d'Ailly ranks 380 out of 1,081Before him are Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Gennadius Scholarius, Jean Gerson, Haji Bektash Veli, Gershom Scholem, and John Philoponus. After him are Cleobulus, George Santayana, Maurice Halbwachs, Abu Yusuf, Julius Caesar Scaliger, and Siger of Brabant.

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Among people born in 1350, Pierre d'Ailly ranks 10Before him are Miloš Obilić, Malhun Hatun, Dmitry Donskoy, Vincent Ferrer, Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, and John I of Aragon. After him are Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Inca Roca, Urus Khan, Guillaume Cale, Agnolo Gaddi, and Leonor Teles. Among people deceased in 1420, Pierre d'Ailly ranks 1After him are Beatrice of Portugal, Qara Yusuf, Gregory Tsamblak, Elizabeth Granowska, and Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany.

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Among people born in France, Pierre d'Ailly ranks 1,100 out of 6,011Before him are Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), Nicolas Chauvin (1790), Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam (1838), Charles Nodier (1780), Manu Chao (1961), and Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien (1772). After him are William of Gellone (750), Claudette Colbert (1903), Hugh of Italy (880), Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523), Maurice Halbwachs (1877), and Charles-Émile Reynaud (1844).


Among philosophers born in France, Pierre d'Ailly ranks 51Before him are Bruno Latour (1947), Antoine Arnauld (1612), Edgar Morin (1921), René Girard (1923), Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460), and Jean Gerson (1363). After him are Maurice Halbwachs (1877), Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), Étienne Cabet (1788), Alain de Lille (1117), Ernest Gellner (1925), and Vincent of Beauvais (1190).