Chiara Lubich

1920 - 2008

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Chiara Lubich (born Silvia Lubich; January 22, 1920, Trento – March 14, 2008, Rocca di Papa), was an Italian teacher and author who founded the Focolare Movement, which aims to bring unity among people and promote universal fraternity. She was a charismatic figure who broke with many female stereotypes as early as the 1940s, opening a previously unheard of role for women in society and the Roman Catholic Church.Lubich is known for her commitment to build bridges of peace and unity between individuals, generations, social classes, and peoples, including various ages, cultures, and beliefs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiara Lubich has received more than 113,774 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Chiara Lubich is the 1,190th most popular writer (down from 1,100th in 2019), the 1,292nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,170th in 2019) and the 89th most popular Italian Writer.

Chiara Lubich was an Italian Roman Catholic activist and the founder of the Focolare Movement. She is most famous for her work in the Catholic Church, and her work with the Focolare Movement.

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Among writers, Chiara Lubich ranks 1,190 out of 5,794Before her are Achilles Tatius, Shi Nai'an, Alain-Fournier, Jan Kochanowski, Paul Bourget, and Nizar Qabbani. After her are Ibn al-Muqaffa', Meng Haoran, Aelius Aristides, Hartmann von Aue, Kurt Tucholsky, and Sylvia Browne.

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Among people born in 1920, Chiara Lubich ranks 71Before her are Peter D. Mitchell, Albert Barillé, Maurice Bucaille, Robert Whittaker, Mario Beccaria, and José López Portillo y Pacheco. After her are Lawrence Klein, Roberto Calvi, Ovadia Yosef, Franklin J. Schaffner, Mario Benedetti, and E. Donnall Thomas. Among people deceased in 2008, Chiara Lubich ranks 49Before her are Leonid Hurwicz, Jörg Haider, Dražan Jerković, George Emil Palade, Phil Hill, and Dino Risi. After her are Tassos Papadopoulos, Jerry Reed, Muslim Magomayev, Youssef Chahine, Mauricio Kagel, and Lansana Conté.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Chiara Lubich ranks 1,292 out of 4,088Before her are Giovanni Bononcini (1670), Juliana of Nicomedia (285), Mario Beccaria (1920), Gianna Beretta Molla (1922), William III of Sicily (1185), and Melania the Younger (383). After her are Baldassare Longhena (1596), Mario Capecchi (1937), Caesar Baronius (1538), Frank Lentini (1889), Vittorio Storaro (1940), and Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Chiara Lubich ranks 89Before her are Quintus Fabius Pictor (-254), Elsa Morante (1912), Italo Svevo (1861), Timaeus of Locri (-200), Matteo Bandello (1484), and Lucius Accius (-170). After her are Gabriele Amorth (1925), Marcus Tullius Tiro (-103), Giovanni Papini (1881), Indro Montanelli (1909), Maurus Servius Honoratus (363), and Thomas of Celano (1185).