• Born date: 1433-10-19
  • Born in: Figline Valdarno
  • Death date: 1499-10-01
  • Death in: Villa Medici at Careggi
Marsilio Ficino

Marsilio Ficino (Italian: [marˈsiljo fiˈtʃino]; Latin name: Marsilius Ficinus; 19 October 1433 – 1 October 1499) was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance, an astrologer, a reviver of Neoplatonism who was in touch with every major academic thinker and writer of his day, and the first translator of Plato's complete extant works into Latin.