Symon Budny

1530 - 1593

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Szymon Budny or Symon Budny (Belarusian: Сымон Будны, Polish: Szymon Budny, Russian: Симеон Будный; c.1533, Budne – 13 January 1593, Vishnyeva) was a Polish-Belarusian humanist, educator, Hebraist, Bible translator, Protestant reformer, philosopher, sociologist and historian, active in the territory of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was one of the first to promote the development of Belarusian culture in the Belarusian language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Symon Budny has received more than 36,601 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Symon Budny is the 763rd most popular philosopher (down from 742nd in 2019), the 497th most popular biography from Poland (down from 478th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Symon Budny ranks 763 out of 1,081Before him are Onesicritus, Crates of Athens, Jean-Luc Marion, Philipp Mainländer, William of Conches, and Maximus of Ephesus. After him are Johannes Agricola, Kazimierz Łyszczyński, Friedrich Pollock, Theodor Lessing, Luigi Guido Grandi, and Bernard Williams.

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Among people born in 1530, Symon Budny ranks 19Before him are Juan de Herrera, Starina Novak, Ranuccio Farnese, Kuyucu Murad Pasha, Giambattista Benedetti, and Nicholas Rémy. After him are Grace O'Malley and Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow. Among people deceased in 1593, Symon Budny ranks 7Before him are Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Christopher Marlowe, Emperor Ōgimachi, Li Shizhen, Juan de Herrera, and Jacques Amyot. After him are Maciej Stryjkowski, Xu Wei, Louis III, Duke of Württemberg, and Abd al-Samad.

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Among people born in Poland, Symon Budny ranks 497 out of 1,454Before him are Hagen Kleinert (1941), Zygmunt Berling (1896), Władysław Czartoryski (1828), Yehuda Ashlag (1886), Ewa Kopacz (1956), and Benzion Netanyahu (1910). After him are Myer Prinstein (1878), Stefan Żeromski (1864), Elisabeth Hevelius (1647), Gerhard Klopfer (1905), Jacek Malczewski (1854), and Richard Thomalla (1903).


Among philosophers born in Poland, Symon Budny ranks 19Before him are Chaïm Perelman (1912), Roman Ingarden (1893), Florian Znaniecki (1882), Johannes Bugenhagen (1485), Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928), and John Cantius (1390). After him are Kuno Fischer (1824), Franz Neumann (1900), Józef Maria Bocheński (1902), Leo Baeck (1873), Stanisław Staszic (1755), and Jerzy Żuławski (1874).