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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 472,728 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Arnulf of Metz is the 750th most popular religious figure (up from 849th in 2019), the 1,066th most popular biography from France (up from 1,310th in 2019) and the 53rd 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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Among religious figures, Arnulf of Metz ranks 750 out of 2,238Before him are Antipope Boniface VII, Expeditus, Thaïs, Angela of Foligno, Albert of Brandenburg, and Brendan. After him are Mary of Bethany, Lucile Randon, Saint Susanna, Bruno of Querfurt, Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia, and Gemma Galgani.

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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 1,066 out of 6,011Before him are Wilfred the Hairy (840), John, Duke of Berry (1340), Charles Maurras (1868), Louis-Jules Trochu (1815), Jean de Dunois (1402), and Michèle Morgan (1920). After him are Madame de La Fayette (1634), Jacques Rivette (1928), François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577), Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460), Lucile Randon (1904), and La Hire (1390).


Among religious figures born in France, Arnulf of Metz ranks 53Before him are Saint Eligius (588), Leonard of Noblac (496), Martin Bucer (1491), Ivo of Kermartin (1253), La Voisin (1640), and Robert de Sorbon (1201). After him are Lucile Randon (1904), William of Gellone (750), Odile of Alsace (662), Jean-Louis Tauran (1943), Jean Mabillon (1632), and Antipope Gregory VIII (1100).