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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 pre-Erasmian 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 61,134 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Rodolphus Agricola is the 476th most popular philosopher (up from 479th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 178th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 476 out of 1,081Before him are John Toland, Shantideva, Stilpo, Dicaearchus, Su Song, and Roger Scruton. After him are Marcus Cornelius Fronto, Vittorino da Feltre, Alasdair MacIntyre, Plutarch of Athens, Ahmad Sirhindi, and Zhiyi.

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Among people born in 1443, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 6Before him are Pope Julius II, Matthias Corvinus, Donato Bramante, Lady Margaret Beaufort, and Albert III, Duke of Saxony. After him are Girolamo Riario, Askia Mohammad I, Magdalena of France, Piero del Pollaiolo, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony. 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, Giovanni Mocenigo, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Vuk Grgurević, and John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rodolphus Agricola ranks 170 out of 1,427Before him are Tjalling Koopmans (1910), Willy van de Kerkhof (1951), Arjen Robben (1984), Willem van Aelst (1627), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), and Margaret of Bavaria (1363). After him are Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588), Karel Appel (1921), Jan Lievens (1607), Dirck van Baburen (1595), and Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460).

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), Thomas van Erpe (1584), and Bas van Fraassen (1941).