Uriel da Costa

1585 - 1640

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Uriel da Costa (Portuguese: [uɾiˈɛɫ dɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ]; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uriel da Costa has received more than 95,942 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Uriel da Costa is the 360th most popular philosopher (down from 295th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 58th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Philosopher.

Uriel da Costa is most famous for his work on the philosophy of Judaism.

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Among philosophers, Uriel da Costa ranks 360 out of 1,081Before him are J. L. Austin, Pompeia Plotina, Wilhelm Windelband, Euclid of Megara, René Girard, and Nachmanides. After him are Macrobius, Alexandre Kojève, Mulla Sadra, Ronald Dworkin, Edward de Bono, and Günther Anders.

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Among people born in 1585, Uriel da Costa ranks 7Before him are Cardinal Richelieu, Heinrich Schütz, Cornelius Jansen, Hendrick Avercamp, Anna of Tyrol, and John George I, Elector of Saxony. After him are Zacharias Janssen, Lucilio Vanini, Jacob Le Maire, Jacques Lemercier, John Rolfe, and Hamnet Shakespeare. Among people deceased in 1640, Uriel da Costa ranks 5Before him are Peter Paul Rubens, Murad IV, George William, Elector of Brandenburg, and Francesca Caccini. After him are Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, Giuseppe Cesari, Charles, Duke of Guise, Wilhelm Kettler, Vittoria Aleotti, and Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Uriel da Costa ranks 77 out of 555Before him are Diego Columbus (1479), Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy (1397), John of God (1495), Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887), Fernando Santos (1954), and Sancho II of Portugal (1209). After him are João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), António de Spínola (1910), Joan of Portugal (1439), Francisco de Almeida (1450), Diogo Dias (1450), and Beatrice of Portugal (1373).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Portugal

Among philosophers born in Portugal, Uriel da Costa ranks 3Before him are Orosius (375) and Isaac Abarbanel (1437). After him are Eduardo Lourenço (1923).