Arnulf of Metz

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Arnulf of Metz (c. 582 – 645) was a Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian court of Austrasia. He later retired to the Abbey of Remiremont. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnulf of Metz has received more than 547,963 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Arnulf of Metz is the 848th most popular religious figure (down from 774th in 2019), the 1,189th most popular biography from France (down from 1,063rd in 2019) and the 57th most popular French Religious Figure.

Arnulf of Metz is most famous for being a bishop and statesman in the 9th century. He was a leading figure in the Carolingian Renaissance, which was a period of intellectual and cultural revival during the late 8th and 9th centuries.

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Over the past year Arnulf of Metz has had the most page views in the with 62,259 views, followed by Spanish (29,862), and French (18,986). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (58.81%), Belarusian (46.59%), and Swahili (41.91%)


Among religious figures, Arnulf of Metz ranks 848 out of 3,187Before him are Blessed Gerard, Andrew Kim Taegon, Zeno of Verona, Flavian of Constantinople, Charalambos, and Jacob Frank. After him are Methodios I of Constantinople, Ravi Shankar, Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, Agabus, Al-Juwayni, and Mesud II.

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Among people born in 582, Arnulf of Metz ranks 2Before him is Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah.  Among people deceased in 641, Arnulf of Metz ranks 6Before him are Heraclius, Heraklonas, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Zaynab bint Jahsh, and Constantine III. After him are Emperor Jomei, Martina, Ouyang Xun, and Arechis I of Benevento.

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Among people born in France, Arnulf of Metz ranks 1,189 out of 6,770Before him are Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), Tancred of Hauteville (980), Michel Tournier (1924), Émile Gallé (1846), Paul Bourget (1852), and Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737). After him are Édouard Vuillard (1868), Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346), Thomas, Count of Savoy (1178), François Cluzet (1955), Charibert II (618), and Marie Laurencin (1883).


Among religious figures born in France, Arnulf of Metz ranks 57Before him are Martin Bucer (1491), Leonard of Noblac (496), Jean Mabillon (1632), Robert de Sorbon (1201), Odile of Alsace (662), and Antipope Gregory VIII (1100). After him are Jean-Louis Tauran (1943), Louise de Marillac (1591), Philipp Spener (1635), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), William Farel (1489), and John Eudes (1601).