Francis Bacon
#50 Overall Influence

Francis Bacon

English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, , also known as Lord Verulam, was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are credited with developing the scientific method and remained influential through the scientific revolution.

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#30 World Rank
Law
#40 World Rank
Philosophy
#202 World Rank
Literature