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Amandus (c. 584 – 679), commonly called Saint Amand, was a bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht and one of the catholic missionaries of Flanders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amandus has received more than 115,771 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Amandus is the 1,171st most popular religious figure (up from 1,325th in 2019), the 1,862nd most popular biography from France (up from 2,171st in 2019) and the 93rd most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Amandus ranks 1,171 out of 3,187Before him are Lillian Asplund, Abo of Tiflis, Dawud al-Zahiri, Hilarion, Didymus the Blind, and Isaac of Armenia. After him are Gildas, Karekin II, Johannes Magnus, Begga, Berthold, and Demetrios I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 600, Amandus ranks 31Before him are Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Al-Mughira, Cosmas Indicopleustes, Heraclius the Elder, and John IV of Constantinople. After him are Gundemar, Abu Salama, Ceawlin of Wessex, Chilperic of Aquitaine, Hujr ibn Adi, and Dervan. Among people deceased in 676, Amandus ranks 5Before him are Pope Adeodatus II, Abu Hurairah, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, and Clovis III. After him are Mangsong Mangtsen, Wang Bo, and Æscwine of Wessex.

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In France

Among people born in France, Amandus ranks 1,862 out of 6,770Before him are Pierre Bergé (1930), Liane de Pougy (1869), Édouard Roche (1820), Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758), Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911), and Charles Paul de Kock (1793). After him are Robert Desnos (1900), William V, Duke of Aquitaine (969), Catherine Spaak (1945), Maurice Blondel (1861), Jean-Marie Balestre (1921), and Auguste Bravais (1811).


Among religious figures born in France, Amandus ranks 93Before him are Julian the Hospitaller (700), Raël (1946), Henri de Lubac (1896), Yves Congar (1904), Vincent of Lérins (400), and Medardus (470). After him are Charles de Bourbon (1523), Marcabru (1200), Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Peter the Venerable (1092), Lothair II of Italy (1000), and François de la Chaise (1624).