Pietro Pomponazzi

1462 - 1525

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Pietro Pomponazzi (16 September 1462 – 18 May 1525) was an Italian philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro Pomponazzi has received more than 68,537 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pietro Pomponazzi is the 350th most popular philosopher (down from 334th in 2019), the 980th most popular biography from Italy (down from 938th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Philosopher.

Pietro Pomponazzi was a Renaissance philosopher who is most famous for his theory that the soul is mortal.

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Among philosophers, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 350 out of 1,081Before him are Strato of Lampsacus, Lev Shestov, Yi I, E. H. Carr, Wang Yangming, and Hermann Cohen. After him are Richard Rorty, Daniel Dennett, Judith Butler, J. L. Austin, Pompeia Plotina, and Wilhelm Windelband.

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Among people born in 1462, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 4Before him are Louis XII of France, Piero di Cosimo, and Joanna la Beltraneja. After him are Johannes Trithemius, Mihnea cel Rău, Alexander, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Pietro Lando, John de la Pole, 1st Earl of Lincoln, and Edzard I, Count of East Frisia. Among people deceased in 1525, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 6Before him are Thomas Müntzer, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Cuauhtémoc, Jakob Fugger, and Huayna Capac. After him are Florian Geyer, Eleanor of Viseu, Andrea della Robbia, Michael Sittow, Charles IV, Duke of Alençon, and Fernando d'Ávalos.

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Among people born in Italy, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 980 out of 4,668Before him are Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Stesichorus (-630), Justa Grata Honoria (417), Girolamo Fracastoro (1476), Alfonso IV of Aragon (1299), and Benedetto Marcello (1686). After him are Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (1751), Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry (1798), Melania the Younger (383), Masolino da Panicale (1383), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), and Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 27Before him are Theano (-600), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Julius Evola (1898), Aristoxenus (-360), Giovanni Gentile (1875), and Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646). After him are Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313), Antonio Negri (1933), Lucilio Vanini (1585), Brunetto Latini (1220), and Norberto Bobbio (1909).