Beniamino Stella

1941 - Today

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Beniamino Stella (born 18 August 1941) is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who was Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy from 2013 to 2021; he has been a cardinal since 2014. He began working in the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1970, was made an archbishop in 1987, and served as a nuncio in several countries between 1987 and 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beniamino Stella has received more than 74,459 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Beniamino Stella is the 1,456th most popular religious figure (down from 1,431st in 2019), the 2,125th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,079th in 2019) and the 378th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Beniamino Stella ranks 1,456 out of 3,187Before him are Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria, Saint Kilian, Junia, Alphonsus Rodriguez, Hōnen, and Modestus of Jerusalem. After him are Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, Urbain Grandier, Swaminarayan, Qadi Iyad, Kaundinya, and Germanus of Auxerre.

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Among people born in 1941, Beniamino Stella ranks 160Before him are Élisabeth Depardieu, Paavo Lipponen, Bruce Nauman, Luis Alberto Lacalle, Eleni Karaindrou, and Andrés García. After him are Sigmar Polke, Richard Holbrooke, Maurice White, Reine Wisell, Aldrich Ames, and Robert Guéï.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Beniamino Stella ranks 2,125 out of 5,161Before him are Anne Marie Martinozzi (1637), Luisa of Naples and Sicily (1773), Orso Ipato (726), Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1607), Goffredo Mameli (1827), and Orio Mastropiero (1150). After him are Achille Varzi (1904), Julia (-190), Giulia Tofana (1581), Azeglio Vicini (1933), Giuseppe Fiorelli (1823), and Sergio Balanzino (1934).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Beniamino Stella ranks 378Before him are Gaspar del Bufalo (1786), John Gualbert (995), Raniero Cantalamessa (1934), Leonard of Port Maurice (1676), Antonio Quarracino (1923), and Ippolito d'Este (1479). After him are Agnes of Montepulciano (1268), Andrew Corsini (1301), Luigi Orione (1872), Antoninus of Florence (1389), Felix of Nola (300), and Loris Francesco Capovilla (1915).