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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amandus has received more than 77,215 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Amandus is the 1,359th most popular religious figure (down from 1,095th in 2019), the 2,436th most popular biography from France (down from 1,864th in 2019) and the 120th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Amandus ranks 1,359 out of 2,272Before him are Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Anthim the Iberian, Lorenzo Baldisseri, Joachim Meisner, Antonio Quarracino, and Louis Massignon. After him are Theodosius the Cenobiarch, Marc Ouellet, George Alencherry, Ellen Church, Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, and Malo.

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Among people born in 600, Amandus ranks 39Before him are Chilperic of Aquitaine, Cunimund, Walthari, Yan Liben, Dervan, and Abu Salama. After him are David the Invincible, Chram, Æthelfrith, Khosrow III, Ælla of Deira, and Gisulf II of Friuli. Among people deceased in 676, Amandus ranks 5Before him are Abu Hurairah, Pope Adeodatus II, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, and Clovis III. After him are Æscwine of Wessex and Wang Bo.

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Among people born in France, Amandus ranks 2,436 out of 5,234Before him are Theobald I, Count of Blois (910), Germain Pilon (1525), Louis Massignon (1883), Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801), André Téchiné (1943), and Jean François de Troy (1679). After him are Jean Fernel (1497), Daniel Buren (1938), Christian Boltanski (1944), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Rudi Garcia (1964), and Herleva (1003).


Among religious figures born in France, Amandus ranks 120Before him are Pierre de Castelnau (1170), Benedict Joseph Labre (1748), Peter Chanel (1803), François de la Chaise (1624), Bernard de Montfaucon (1655), and Louis Massignon (1883). After him are Peter Nolasco (1180), Charles Lavigerie (1825), Gershom ben Judah (960), Eugène de Mazenod (1782), Peter Julian Eymard (1811), and Bertha of Kent (550).