Albertus Magnus

1206 - 1280

Albertus Magnus

Albertus Magnus (before 1200 – November 15, 1280), also known as Saint Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a German Catholic Dominican friar and bishop. Later canonised as a Catholic saint, he was known during his lifetime as Doctor universalis and Doctor expertus and, late in his life, the sobriquet Magnus was appended to his name. Scholars such as James A. Weisheipl and Joachim R. Söder have referred to him as the greatest German philosopher and theologian of the Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albertus Magnus has received more than 804,394 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 136th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Albertus Magnus ranks 139 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Gregory XI, Pope Benedict XIV, Pope Clement XIV, Pope Innocent X, Pope Clement XIII, and Pope Formosus. After him are Pope Leo XI, Pope Innocent VIII, Pope Sixtus V, Pope Innocent XIII, Anselm of Canterbury, and Pope Innocent XI.

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Among people born in 1206, Albertus Magnus ranks 1After him are Béla IV of Hungary, Güyük Khan, Peter of Verona, Otto II, Duke of Bavaria, Maria Laskarina, and Konrad von Thüringen. Among people deceased in 1280, Albertus Magnus ranks 1After him are Pope Nicholas III, Magnus VI of Norway, Orda Khan, Margaret II, Countess of Flanders, Al-Said Barakah, Drogön Chögyal Phagpa, Guan Hanqing, and Yolande II, Countess of Nevers.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Albertus Magnus ranks 8 out of 764Before him are Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Golda Meir (1898), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), and Kazimir Malevich (1879). After him are John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Joseph Conrad (1857), Vladimir the Great (958), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), and Helena Blavatsky (1831).