Robert Fludd

1574 - 1637

Robert Fludd

Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (17 January 1574 – 8 September 1637), was a prominent English Paracelsian physician with both scientific and occult interests. He is remembered as an astrologer, mathematician, cosmologist, Qabalist and Rosicrucian apologist. Fludd is best known for his compilations in occult philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Fludd has received more than 218,683 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 511th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Robert Fludd ranks 509 out of 1,005Before him are Su Song, Victor Cousin, Stein Rokkan, Peter Sloterdijk, Alain de Benoist, and Dicaearchus. After him are Priscian, Jan Patočka, Zou Yan, Diogenes of Oenoanda, Kapila, and Vilém Flusser.

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Among people born in 1574, Robert Fludd ranks 7Before him are Pope Innocent X, Handan Sultan, Anne of Denmark, Maria Anna of Bavaria, William Oughtred, and Frederick IV, Elector Palatine. After him are Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, and John Wilbye. Among people deceased in 1637, Robert Fludd ranks 7Before him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ben Jonson, Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy, Christina of Lorraine, Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc. After him are William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Isaac Beeckman, Péter Pázmány, and Lorenzo Ruiz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Fludd ranks 1,052 out of 5,347Before him are Catherine Ashton (1956), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Denis Thatcher (1915), Eric Idle (1943), and Simon Cowell (1959). After him are Edmund Leighton (1852), Emilia Clarke (1986), Lena Headey (1973), James Edward Smith (1759), Freeman Dyson (1923), and Henry Briggs (1561).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Robert Fludd ranks 30Before him are John of Salisbury (1110), Thomas Reid (1710), Francis Hutcheson (1694), Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), A. J. Ayer (1910), and Alan Watts (1915). After him are Adam Ferguson (1723), David Hartley (1705), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), John Austin (1790), Alexander of Hales (1175), and Gilbert Ryle (1900).