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Aurelius Prudentius Clemens () was a Roman Christian poet, born in the Roman province of Tarraconensis (now Northern Spain) in 348. He probably died in the Iberian Peninsula some time after 405, possibly around 413. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prudentius has received more than 174,433 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Prudentius is the 983rd most popular writer (down from 917th in 2019), the 305th most popular biography from Spain (down from 263rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Spanish Writer.

Prudentius was a Christian poet who wrote about the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.

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Among writers, Prudentius ranks 983 out of 5,755Before him are Paulinus of Nola, Henry Fielding, Danilo Kiš, Daniel Keyes, Zeami Motokiyo, and Persius. After him are William Gibson, Lucius Accius, Martha Gellhorn, Marguerite Porete, Katherine Mansfield, and John William Polidori.

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Among people born in 348, Prudentius ranks 1After him is Shenoute. Among people deceased in 413, Prudentius ranks 4Before him are Gwanggaeto the Great, Synesius, and Kumārajīva. After him is Jovinus.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Prudentius ranks 305 out of 2,932Before him are Garcilaso de la Vega (1501), Yolande of Aragon (1384), Francisco Álvarez Martínez (1925), Wittiza (687), Eusebi Güell (1846), and Hisham II (965). After him are Niceto Alcalá-Zamora (1877), Ildefons Cerdà (1815), Iker Casillas (1981), Sancho VII of Navarre (1154), Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (1029), and Eduardo Martínez Somalo (1927).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Prudentius ranks 32Before him are Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), and Garcilaso de la Vega (1501). After him are Jorge Semprún (1923), Bernardino de Sahagún (1499), Mercè Rodoreda (1908), Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867), Joan Fuster (1922), and Fernando Arrabal (1932).