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Accursius (in Italian Accursio or Accorso di Bagnolo; c. 1182 – 1263) was a Roman jurist. He is notable for his organization of the glosses, the medieval comments on Justinian's codification of Roman law, the Corpus Juris Civilis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Accursius has received more than 49,860 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Accursius is the 1,046th most popular religious figure (down from 1,011th in 2019), the 1,563rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,571st in 2019) and the 328th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Accursius ranks 1,046 out of 2,238Before him are Elizabeth Blount, Anthony Mary Claret, Meletius of Antioch, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Ibn Babawayh, and Adhemar of Le Puy. After him are Felix of Valois, Pelagia, Justo Gallego Martínez, Leopold Mandić, Hilarion, and Didymus the Blind.

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Among people born in 1182, Accursius ranks 7Before him are Francis of Assisi, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, Alexios IV Angelos, Alexios I of Trebizond, Haakon III of Norway, and Maria of Montpellier. After him are Lutgardis, Minamoto no Yoriie, Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany, Sakya Pandita, and Peter of Vaux-de-Cernay. Among people deceased in 1260, Accursius ranks 4Before him are Kitbuqa, Qutuz, and Thomas of Celano. After him are Sinchi Roca, Albert I, Duke of Saxony, Hadewijch, Maria of Brabant, Holy Roman Empress, Giacomo da Lentini, Kadan, Morta, and Constance of Toulouse.

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Among people born in Italy, Accursius ranks 1,563 out of 4,668Before him are Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat (1652), Giovanni Legrenzi (1626), Cesare Ripa (1555), Giorgio Basta (1550), Chiara Lubich (1920), and Primo Carnera (1906). After him are Francesco del Cossa (1436), Carlo Blasis (1797), Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano (1770), Myia (-600), Jacopo Amigoni (1682), and Eleanor de' Medici (1567).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Accursius ranks 328Before him are Paul of the Cross (1694), Alfredo Ottaviani (1890), Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet (1588), Mariano Rampolla (1843), Nicholas of Tolentino (1245), and Maria Celeste (1600). After him are Eusebius of Vercelli (283), Rose of Viterbo (1233), Pietro I Orseolo (928), Zita (1212), Fausto Sozzini (1539), and Saint Marcella (325).