Top 20 Philosopher celebrities in Spain
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Philosopher celebrities [Updated May 20, 2022].
Julian Marias was born
on June 17, 1914
He wrote a book in 1941, History of Philosophy, which was labeled the greatest Spanish language book on the subject.
Juana Ines de la Cruz was born
on November 12, 1651
She wrote many classic poems and sonnets during her life, becoming a literary hero of Mexico. Her likeness was on the 200 pesos bill and her life dramatized in many books.
Joxe Azurmendi was born
on March 19, 1941
He published his most prestigious work Espainolak eta euskaldunak or The Spanish and the Basques in 1992.
George Santayana was born
on December 16, 1863
in Madrid, Spain.
He also coined the oft-repeated phrase, "Only the dead have seen the end of war," which was commonly and incorrectly attributed to Plato.
Averroes was born
on April 14, 1126
He was mentioned by the great poet Dante in Dante's The Divine Comedy as one of the souls of Limbo.
Lorenzo Pena was born
on August 29, 1944
He stood in opposition to the market economy.