Theophilus


Theophilus

Various people have been known by the name Theophilus or Theophilos, which means "Friend of God" in Greek, and is thus similar to the Latin word "Amadeus"

People

Arts

* Teófilo Braga
* Theophilus Cibber (1703–1758), English actor, playwright, author, son of the actor-manager Colley Cibber
* Henry Theophilus Finck (1854–1926), American musical critic
* Theophilos Hatzimihail — (ca. 1870–1934), Greek folk painter from Lesbos
* Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (1756–1791), Austrian composer

Fictitious

* Theophilus P. Wildebeeste, a character created by Lenny Henry

Historical

* Theophilos (poet) — ancient Athenian comic poet
* Theophilus (geographer) — ancient Greek geographer
* Theophilos (king) — Indo-Greek king who ruled "c." 90 BC
* Theophilus (Biblical) is the name of a person or an honorary title to whom the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles is addressed
* Theophilus (emperor) — (829–842) a Byzantine Emperor of the second of the Phrygian dynasty

Politics

* Teófilo Borunda
* Theophilus Bradbury (1739–1803), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
* Theophilus Danjuma, influential Nigerian soldier and politician
* William Theophilus Dortch (1824–1889), prominent Confederate politician
* Theophilus Eaton (1590–1658), merchant, farmer, Puritan colonial leader, co-founder and first governor of New Haven Colony, Connecticut
* Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk (1584–1640), English nobleman and politician
* Theophilus Shepstone (1817–1893), British South African statesman

Military

* Theophilus H. Holmes (1804–1880), career U.S. Army officer and a Confederate general in the American Civil War
* Theophilus Weeks (1708–1772), soldier in the French and Indian War

Religious

* Theophilus of Antioch — ("c." 163–182), an early Christian patriarch
* Theophilus, bishop of Caesarea (d. 195)
* Theophilos the Indian - (d. 364) Arian bishop, also called "The Ethiopian", probably from the Maldive Islands
* Theophilus of Alexandria — (d. 412) patriarch of Alexandria
* Theophilus of Adana — (d. "c." 538) bishop who made a pact with the devil
* Pope Theophilus II of Alexandria — Coptic Pope of Alexandria (953–956) and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
* Theophilus Presbyter — (1070–1125) a Benedictine monk, author, metallurgist, artist and armourer - thought to be a pseudonym of Roger of Helmarshausen
* Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem — current patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem
* Theophilus, martyr and saint (see Dorothea of Caesarea)
*Theophilus of Kiev, a monk and saint — see Abraham and Onesimus of Kiev
* Theophilus Lindsey (1723–1808), English theologian
* Theophilus Gale (1628–1678), English nonconformist divine

ports

*Teófilo Cubillas

Others

* Theophilus Carter, British inventor and furniture dealer
* Theophilus Cazenove (1740–1811), financier and one of the agents of the Holland Land Company
* John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683–1744), natural philosopher born in France

Places

*Theophilus crater on the moon.

Other

* "(Theo) 22 year old musician.
* "Theophilus" (comic strip) was a religious comic strip from 1966–2002

ee also

*Theophoric name
*Theophilia


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