Tyrannius Rufinus

345 - 411

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Tyrannius Rufinus, also called Rufinus of Aquileia (Rufinus Aquileiensis) or Rufinus of Concordia (344/345–411), was a monk, historian, and theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tyrannius Rufinus has received more than 102,754 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Tyrannius Rufinus is the 80th most popular historian (down from 77th in 2019), the 1,264th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,292nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Historian.

Tyrannius Rufinus was a Christian theologian who helped to translate and interpret the Bible into Latin. He is most famous for his translation of the Bible into Latin.

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Among historians, Tyrannius Rufinus ranks 80 out of 341Before him are Eutropius, Yuval Noah Harari, Julius Wellhausen, Shoqan Walikhanov, Georges Duby, and Al-Dhahabi. After him are Al-Maqrizi, Timaeus, Alois Riegl, Hieronymus Wolf, Sozomen, and Al-Waqidi.

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Among people born in 345, Tyrannius Rufinus ranks 4Before him are Jerome, Evagrius Ponticus, and Eugenius. After him is Gu Kaizhi. Among people deceased in 411, Tyrannius Rufinus ranks 2Before him is Constantine III. After him is Constans II.

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Among people born in Italy, Tyrannius Rufinus ranks 1,264 out of 4,088Before him are Filarete (1400), Matteo Bandello (1484), Concino Concini (1575), Andrea della Robbia (1435), Paolo Gentiloni (1954), and Amy Adams (1974). After him are Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1500), Giampiero Boniperti (1928), Margaret, Countess of Tyrol (1318), Marino Faliero (1274), Lucius Accius (-170), and Luca Marenzio (1553).


Among historians born in Italy, Tyrannius Rufinus ranks 10Before him are Leonardo Bruni (1370), Poggio Bracciolini (1380), Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19), Euhemerus (-330), Francesco Guicciardini (1483), and Carlo Ginzburg (1939). After him are Timaeus (-350), Andrea Alciato (1492), Flavio Biondo (1388), Philistus (-430), Festus (390), and Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius (-200).