Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster

1880 - 1954

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Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster OSB (Italian pronunciation: [alˈfreːdo ildeˈfɔnso ʃˈʃuster], German: [ˈʃuːstɐ]; 18 January 1880 – 30 August 1954), born Alfredo Ludovico Schuster, was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate and professed member from the Benedictines who served as the Archbishop of Milan from 1929 until his death. He became known as Ildefonso as a Benedictine monk and served as an abbot prior to his elevation to the cardinalate.He led the Milanese archdiocese during World War II and was known to have supported Fascism at first. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster has received more than 81,944 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster is the 1,488th most popular religious figure (down from 1,390th in 2019), the 2,347th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,102nd in 2019) and the 383rd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster ranks 1,488 out of 2,272Before him are Tlacaelel, Fernando Filoni, Gustav Trolle, Enrico Dante, Dominik Duka, and Macarius of Alexandria. After him are Alberic of Cîteaux, António de Andrade, Santos Abril y Castelló, Joseph Butler, Adolf Bertram, and Felix of Nola.

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Among people born in 1880, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster ranks 93Before him are Johannes Aavik, Christabel Pankhurst, Walter Hohmann, Louis Charles Breguet, Waldemar Bonsels, and Georg von Trapp. After him are Zequinha de Abreu, B. C. Forbes, Frigyes Riesz, Fritz Bleyl, Mihail Sadoveanu, and Eugen Slutsky. Among people deceased in 1954, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster ranks 63Before him are Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Hugo Eckener, Robert H. Jackson, Mikimoto Kōkichi, Marius Jacob, and Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria. After him are B. C. Forbes, Werner Bischof, Henri Laurens, Jacob Tullin Thams, William Hoyt, and Joachim Lemelsen.

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Among people born in Italy, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster ranks 2,347 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Rossi (1775), Ignazio Giunti (1941), Federico Faggin (1941), Massimo D'Alema (1949), Appius Claudius Pulcher (-130), and Alfenus Varus (-100). After him are Asia Argento (1975), Appius Claudius Pulcher (-97), Pietro Nenni (1891), Felix of Nola (300), Silvio Pellico (1789), and Maso di Banco (1250).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster ranks 383Before him are Camillo Ruini (1931), Chromatius (335), Loris Francesco Capovilla (1915), Pietro Ottoboni (1667), Gaudentius of Brescia (327), and Enrico Dante (1884). After him are Felix of Nola (300), Raffaele Farina (1933), Dagobert of Pisa (1100), Pietro Riario (1447), Angelo Comastri (1943), and Luigi Poggi (1917).