Bruno of Cologne

1030 - 1101

Bruno of Cologne

Bruno of Cologne (c. 1030 – 6 October 1101) was the founder of the Carthusian Order, he personally founded the order's first two communities. He was a celebrated teacher at Reims, and a close advisor of his former pupil, Pope Urban II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno of Cologne has received more than 144,237 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 417th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Bruno of Cologne ranks 417 out of 2,001Before him are Gregory the Illuminator, Pope Eleutherius, Simon Magus, Abu Hurairah, William Laud, and Pancras of Rome. After him are Rose of Lima, Pope John XI, Muhammad al-Baqir, Abd Allah ibn Abbas, Pope Agapetus I, and Pope Soter.

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Among people born in 1030, Bruno of Cologne ranks 2Before him is Romanos IV Diogenes. After him are Vsevolod I of Kiev, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, Emund the Old, Stenkil, Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders, Anna Dalassene, Lulach, Gertrude of Saxony, and Conan II, Duke of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1101, Bruno of Cologne ranks 2Before him is Mahmud al-Kashgari. After him are Roger I of Sicily, Su Shi, John Skylitzes, Hugh, Count of Vermandois, Conrad II of Italy, Su Song, Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, Vseslav of Polotsk, Emperor Daozong of Liao, and Al-Musta'li.

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Among people born in Germany, Bruno of Cologne ranks 342 out of 3,763Before him are Johann Georg Faust (1480), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Hermann Fegelein (1906), Friedrich Ratzel (1844), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), and Gerhard Richter (1932). After him are Emil Kraepelin (1856), Ananda Mahidol (1925), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Franz Bopp (1791), Pyotr Stolypin (1862), and Ernst Thälmann (1886).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Bruno of Cologne ranks 9Before him are Hildegard of Bingen (1098), Pope Joan (null), Ambrose (340), Saint Ursula (400), Pope Gregory V (972), and Thomas à Kempis (1380). After him are Pope Damasus II (1000), Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774), Pope Victor II (1018), Rabanus Maurus (780), Margot Frank (1926), and Johann Tetzel (1460).

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