Ramon Llull

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Ramon Llull

Name: Ramon Llull

Born: c. 1232 in City of Mallorca (now Palma), Kingdom of Majorca

Death: c. 1315 (Age: 83)

Computer-related contributions

  • Writer, poet, theologian, mystic, mathematician, logician, and martyr.
  • Often referred to as a pioneer of computation theory.
  • Pioneered work in election theory.

Significant publications

  • The Book of the Lover and the Beloved.
  • Blanquerna (1283).
  • Desconort (on the superiority of reason).
  • Liber de Lumine (The Book of Light).

Honors and awards

  • Beatified in 1857 by Pope Pius IX and his feast day was assigned to 30 June and is celebrated by the Third Order of St. Francis.