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 58,006 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Pietro Pomponazzi is the 334th most popular philosopher (up from 364th in 2019), the 938th most popular biography from Italy (up from 974th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Italian 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 334 out of 1,089Before him are Asanga, Jacques Rancière, Henri Lefebvre, Bruno Latour, Hermann Cohen, and Crates of Thebes. After him are Macrobius, Peter Singer, Anacharsis, Haji Bektash Veli, Hwang Jini, and Fukuzawa Yukichi.

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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, and Pietro Lando. Among people deceased in 1525, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 6Before him are Thomas Müntzer, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Cuauhtémoc, Huayna Capac, and Jakob Fugger. After him are Florian Geyer, Andrea della Robbia, Eleanor of Viseu, Fernando d'Ávalos, Michael Sittow, and Charles IV, Duke of Alençon.

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Among people born in Italy, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 938 out of 4,088Before him are Dino De Laurentiis (1919), Emma Morano (1899), Alberto Sordi (1920), Francesco II Sforza (1495), Eleonora Gonzaga (1630), and Beatrice of Naples (1457). After him are Theognis of Megara (-570), Scipione del Ferro (1465), Erasmo of Narni (1370), Nina Ricci (1883), Beatrice Cenci (1577), and Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Pietro Pomponazzi ranks 27Before him are Marsilius of Padua (1275), Aristoxenus (-360), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Giovanni Gentile (1875), Theano (-600), and Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646). After him are Antonio Negri (1933), Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), Thomas Cajetan (1469), Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313), Lucilio Vanini (1585), and Norberto Bobbio (1909).