Rodolphus Agricola

1443 - 1485

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Rodolphus Agricola (Latin: Rudolphus Agricola Phrisius; August 28, 1443, or February 17, 1444 – October 27, 1485) was a Dutch humanist of the Northern Low Countries, famous for his knowledge of Latin and Greek. He was an educator, musician, builder of church organs, a poet in Latin and the vernacular, a diplomat, a boxer and a Hebrew scholar towards the end of his life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rodolphus Agricola has received more than 73,195 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Rodolphus Agricola is the 512th most popular philosopher (down from 469th in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 170th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Philosopher.

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Over the past year Rodolphus Agricola has had the most page views in the with 8,313 views, followed by Dutch (4,770), and German (3,141). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (231.79%), Basque (137.11%), and Hebrew (94.29%)


Among philosophers, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 512 out of 1,267Before him are Antony Flew, Philo of Larissa, Alasdair MacIntyre, Nezahualcoyotl, Shantideva, and Yuri Lotman. After him are Thomas Nagel, Linji Yixuan, Charles Taylor, Annemarie Schimmel, A. J. Ayer, and Ananda Coomaraswamy.

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Among people born in 1443, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 6Before him are Pope Julius II, Matthias Corvinus, Donato Bramante, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, and Lady Margaret Beaufort. After him are Girolamo Riario, Piero del Pollaiolo, Magdalena of France, Askia Mohammad I, Gilbert, Count of Montpensier, and Pedro Arias Dávila. Among people deceased in 1485, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 3Before him are Richard III of England, and Anne Neville. After him are Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Giovanni Mocenigo, John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, and Vuk Grgurević.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 207 out of 1,646Before him are Willem Drees (1886), Gustav Leonhardt (1928), Guido van Rossum (1956), Philips Wouwerman (1619), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), and William I, Count of Hainaut (1287). After him are Johan Jongkind (1819), C. C. Catch (1964), Wim Jansen (1946), Antonis Mor (1519), Abraham Kuyper (1837), and Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Netherlands

Among philosophers born in Netherlands, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 4Before him are Erasmus (1466), Baruch Spinoza (1632), and Jacobus Arminius (1560). After him are Jacob Moleschott (1822), Dirck Coornhert (1522), Bas van Fraassen (1941), Marsilius of Inghen (1335), and Thomas van Erpe (1584).