Charles Lavigerie

1825 - 1892

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Charles Martial Allemand Lavigerie (31 October 1825 – 26 November 1892) was a French cardinal, archbishop of Carthage and Algiers and primate of Africa. A Catholic priest who became a bishop in France, Lavigerie established French Catholic missions and missionary orders to work across Africa. Lavigerie promoted Catholicism among the peoples of North Africa, as well as the Black natives further south. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Lavigerie has received more than 38,220 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Charles Lavigerie is the 1,397th most popular religious figure (down from 1,340th in 2019), the 2,533rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,372nd in 2019) and the 122nd most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Charles Lavigerie ranks 1,397 out of 2,272Before him are Gregorio Pietro Agagianian, Sigmundur Brestisson, Shaykh Ahmad, John Albert Vasa, Ram, and Anandi Gopal Joshi. After him are William of St-Thierry, Angilbert, Joseph Cardijn, Meletius IV of Constantinople, Ignatius Moses I Daoud, and Maximilian Henry of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1825, Charles Lavigerie ranks 39Before him are Alexander Mozhaysky, Camilo Castelo Branco, Práxedes Mateo Sagasta, Mårten Eskil Winge, Sher Ali Khan, and Iwakura Tomomi. After him are Émile Ollivier, Julius Oppert, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Giovanni Fattori, Đuro Daničić, and Rafael Núñez. Among people deceased in 1892, Charles Lavigerie ranks 40Before him are Hermann Burmeister, Jules Perrot, Afanasy Fet, Jan Czerski, Anthon van Rappard, and Ernest Guiraud. After him are Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet, Robert Ford, Carlo Cafiero, Alexander Mackenzie, Enrico Betti, and Abdyl Frashëri.

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Among people born in France, Charles Lavigerie ranks 2,533 out of 5,234Before him are William I of Provence (950), Pierre Benoit (1886), Nadine Trintignant (1934), Jacques Laffitte (1767), François Joseph Paul de Grasse (1722), and Johannes de Muris (1290). After him are Louis Lavelle (1883), Patrick Hernandez (1949), Alexandre Ribot (1842), François Hotman (1524), Jean-Baptiste van Loo (1684), and Daniel Gélin (1921).


Among religious figures born in France, Charles Lavigerie ranks 122Before him are Peter Chanel (1803), François de la Chaise (1624), Bernard de Montfaucon (1655), Louis Massignon (1883), Amandus (600), and Peter Nolasco (1180). After him are Gershom ben Judah (960), Eugène de Mazenod (1782), Peter Julian Eymard (1811), Bertha of Kent (550), André Vingt-Trois (1942), and Alberic of Cîteaux (1001).