Abbot Oliba

971 - 1046

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Oliba (IPA: [uˈliβə]; c. 971–1046) was the count of Berga and Ripoll (988–1002), and later abbot of the monasteries of Santa Maria de Ripoll and Sant Miquel de Cuixà (1008–1046) and the bishop of Vic (1018–1046). He is considered one of the spiritual founders of Catalonia and perhaps the most important prelate of his age in the Iberian Peninsula. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abbot Oliba has received more than 20,134 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Abbot Oliba is the 1,813th most popular writer (up from 1,971st in 2019), the 630th most popular biography from Spain (up from 646th in 2019) and the 68th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Abbot Oliba ranks 1,813 out of 5,755Before him are Konstantin Paustovsky, David Burliuk, Lady Caroline Lamb, Lilya Brik, Alexandre Benois, and Didymus Chalcenterus. After him are Brian Aldiss, Catherine of Bologna, Sebastian Haffner, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Cornell Woolrich, and Thomas Merton.

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Among people born in 971, Abbot Oliba ranks 3Before him are Mahmud of Ghazni and Rudolph III of Burgundy. After him are Henry of Speyer and Constantine III of Scotland. Among people deceased in 1046, Abbot Oliba ranks 4Before him are Daji, Gerard of Csanád, and William Iron Arm. After him are Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo, Gothelo II of Lower Lorraine, Geoffrey II, Count of Gâtinais, and Al-Musta'in I.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Abbot Oliba ranks 630 out of 2,932Before him are Antonio de Torres Jurado (1817), María Zambrano (1904), José Antonio Aguirre (1904), Jorge Manrique (1440), Gerónimo de Aguilar (1489), and Dionisio Aguado y García (1784). After him are Paulo da Gama (1465), Ángel Nieto (1947), Luis Ladaria Ferrer (1944), Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560), José de Acosta (1540), and Antonio de Cabezón (1510).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Abbot Oliba ranks 68Before him are Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851), Miguel Hernández (1910), Cristóbal de Morales (1600), José Luis de Vilallonga, 9th Marquess of Castellbell (1920), Josep Pla (1897), and Jorge Manrique (1440). After him are José de Acosta (1540), Luis de León (1527), Jacint Verdaguer (1845), Caterina Albert (1869), Fernando de Rojas (1470), and Abu Hamid al-Gharnati (1080).