This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Desiderius Erasmus (1466–1536)

Author of In Praise of Folly

Includes the names: Érasme, D. Erasmi, D Erasmus, D. Erasmus, Erasmus. The, Didier Erasme, Didier Érasme, Desiderio Erasmo, Desidério Erasmo, Erasmus Rotterdam ... (see complete list), Desiderus Erasmus, Desiderus Erasmus, Desiderio Erasmus, Roterdamas Erasms, Erasmo de Roterdam, Rotterdami Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Rotterdami Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Erazm z Rotterdamu, Desiderius Erasmus, Erasmo de Roterdã, Desiderius Erasmus, Erasmo de Roterdam, Desiderius Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Erasme de Rotterdam, Erasmo de Rotterdam, Erasmo de Rotterdam, Erasmus Roterodamus, Erasmo da Rotterdam, Erasmo da Rotterdam, Erasme de Rotterdam, Erasmo De Rotterdam, Erasmo de Roterdamo, Erasmo da Rotterdam, desideriuserasmusrot, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Desíderíus Erasmus, Didier Érasme, Erasmus av Rotterdam, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Desiderius] [Erasmus, Erasmus van Rotterdam, Erasmus von Rotterdam, Erasmus von Rotterdam, Erasmus av Rotterdam,, Erasmus : Roterodamus, Erasmus fra Rotterdam, Erasmus von Rotterdam, John Desiderius Erasmus, Erasmus Rotterdamilainen, Rotterdamilainen. Erasmus, Desiderius Rotterdamus Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, Desiderius Erasmus Rotterdamský, Desiderius Erasmus van Rotterdam, Desiderious Erasmus of Rotterdam, Эразм Роттердамский, Эразм Роттердамский, Desiderius Erasmus Rotterdamský, Еразм Роттердамський, псевд. Эразм Роттердамский

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
6,441 (6,509)542,540 (3.8)110

Desiderius Erasmus has 5 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
"Prince of the Humanists" The year of his birth is uncertain, either 1466 or 1469. The day is also uncertain but Erasmus apparently celebrated his birthday on the 28th.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (3.8)
0.5 2
1 9
1.5 1
2 31
2.5 6
3 124
3.5 24
4 200
4.5 20
5 127

Author pictures (3)


(see all 3 author pictures)

Improve this author

There are links stranded on: Erasmus von Rotterdam

Combine/separate works

Author division

Desiderius Erasmus is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Desiderius Erasmus is composed of 70 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 131,685,570 books! | Top bar: Always visible