Pietro d'Abano

1250 - 1315

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Pietro d'Abano, also known as Petrus de Apono, Petrus Aponensis or Peter of Abano (c. 1257 – 1316), was an Italian philosopher, astrologer, and professor of medicine in Padua. He was born in the Italian town from which he takes his name, now Abano Terme. He gained fame by writing Conciliator Differentiarum, quae inter Philosophos et Medicos Versantur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro d'Abano has received more than 85,093 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Pietro d'Abano is the 512th most popular philosopher (down from 485th in 2019), the 1,473rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,368th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Italian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Pietro d'Abano ranks 512 out of 1,089Before him are Yi Hwang, Ge Hong, Lev Gumilyov, Georg Henrik von Wright, Jonathan Edwards, and Harriet Taylor Mill. After him are Crates of Mallus, Ludwig Büchner, Murray Bookchin, Huiyuan, Thomas Nagel, and Themistius.

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Among people born in 1250, Pietro d'Abano ranks 12Before him are Alaeddin Pasha, Marguerite Porete, Al-Muazzam Turanshah, Oghul Qaimish, Robert II, Count of Artois, and Moses de León. After him are Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of Sicily, John Tristan, Count of Valois, Sancho of Majorca, Matteo I Visconti, Vykintas, and Alexios Apokaukos. Among people deceased in 1315, Pietro d'Abano ranks 3Before him are Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France and Giovanni Pisano. After him is Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy.

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Among people born in Italy, Pietro d'Abano ranks 1,473 out of 4,088Before him are Altiero Spinelli (1907), Francesco Gasparini (1668), Peter II of Sicily (1305), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), and Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822). After him are Domenico di Pace Beccafumi (1486), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Moses Montefiore (1784), Marcello Gandini (1938), Ubertino of Casale (1259), and Archestratus (-350).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Pietro d'Abano ranks 39Before him are Norberto Bobbio (1909), Vittorino da Feltre (1378), Gaetano Mosca (1858), Brunetto Latini (1220), Gianni Vattimo (1936), and Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri (1667). After him are Cristoforo Landino (1424), Dicaearchus (-350), Bernardino Telesio (1509), Gaius Musonius Rufus (25), Guarino da Verona (1374), and Antonio Labriola (1843).