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 373,954 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Arnulf of Metz is the 850th most popular religious figure (down from 659th in 2019), the 1,313th most popular biography from France (down from 882nd in 2019) and the 64th 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 850 out of 2,272Before him are Barbara Blomberg, Robert de Sorbon, Charles I, Count of Flanders, Radha, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, and Eleazar. After him are Diego de Landa, Simeon of Jerusalem, Antipope Christopher, John of Rila, George Fox, and Antipope Innocent III.

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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, Constantine III, and Zaynab bint Jahsh. After him are Emperor Jomei and Martina.

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Among people born in France, Arnulf of Metz ranks 1,313 out of 5,234Before him are Mylène Demongeot (1935), Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580), Maine de Biran (1766), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (1692), and Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (1435). After him are William I, Duke of Aquitaine (875), Louis III of Anjou (1403), Baldwin V, Count of Flanders (1012), Sonia Rykiel (1930), Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), and Gérard Debreu (1921).


Among religious figures born in France, Arnulf of Metz ranks 64Before him are Roger Etchegaray (1922), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517), Odile of Alsace (662), Benedict of Aniane (750), and Robert de Sorbon (1201). After him are John Eudes (1601), Pierre Cauchon (1371), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), Humbert of Silva Candida (1000), Arnaud Amalric (1160), and William Farel (1489).