PHILOSOPHER

Tertullian

155 - 220

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Tertullian (; Latin: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus; c. 155 AD – c. 220 AD) was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tertullian has received more than 1,354,664 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Tertullian is the 87th most popular philosopher (down from 84th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Tunisian Philosopher.

Tertullian is most famous for his work "Apology" in which he argues that Christians are not disloyal to the Roman Empire.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Tertullian ranks 87 out of 1,089Before him are Nicholas of Cusa, Boethius, Walter Benjamin, Mencius, Carl von Clausewitz, and Jean Bodin. After him are Johann Gottfried Herder, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Friedrich Fröbel, John of Damascus, Jacques Derrida, and Gorgias.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 155, Tertullian ranks 2Before him is Cao Cao. After him are Cassius Dio, Sun Jian, Xiahou Dun, and Yuan Shu. Among people deceased in 220, Tertullian ranks 3Before him are Cao Cao and Guan Yu. After him are Xiahou Dun, Huang Zhong, Lü Meng, and Julius Paulus Prudentissimus.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Tertullian ranks 4 out of 163Before him are Hannibal (-183), Ibn Khaldun (1332), and Claudia Cardinale (1938). After him are Terence (-185), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Cyprian (200), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), and Hasdrubal Barca (-300).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Tunisia

Among philosophers born in Tunisia, Tertullian ranks 1After him are Macrobius (370), Arnobius (255), Clitomachus (-187), and Pierre Lévy (1956).