Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

humanist and philosopher from Italy

Date of Birth: 24-Feb-1463

Place of Birth: Mirandola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 17-Nov-1494

Profession: philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

  • Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (US: , Italian: [d?o'vanni 'pi?ko della mi'randola]; Latin: Johannes Picus de Mirandula; 24 February 1463 – 17 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance nobleman and philosopher.
  • He is famed for the events of 1486, when, at the age of 23, he proposed to defend 900 theses on religion, philosophy, natural philosophy, and magic against all comers, for which he wrote the Oration on the Dignity of Man, which has been called the "Manifesto of the Renaissance", and a key text of Renaissance humanism and of what has been called the "Hermetic Reformation".
  • He was the founder of the tradition of Christian Kabbalah, a key tenet of early modern Western esotericism.
  • The 900 Theses was the first printed book to be universally banned by the Church.

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