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Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c. 634 – 20 March 687) was a Catholic Anglo-Saxon saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition. He was a monk, bishop and hermit, associated with the monasteries of Melrose and Lindisfarne in the Kingdom of Northumbria, today in north eastern England and South Eastern Scotland. Both during his life and after his death he became a popular medieval saint of Northern England, with a cult centred on his tomb at Durham Cathedral. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cuthbert has received more than 1,002,649 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Cuthbert is the 1,518th most popular religious figure (down from 1,224th in 2019), the 1,923rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,509th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Cuthbert ranks 1,518 out of 2,238Before him are Federico Borromeo, Nicolaus Olahus, Zadok, Dagobert of Pisa, Plutarch of Byzantium, and Willibald. After him are Gisela, daughter of Louis the Pious, Maria Restituta Kafka, Onufriy, John X of Antioch, Saint Fiacre, and Peter Martyr Vermigli.

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Among people born in 635, Cuthbert ranks 7Before him are Pope Benedict II, Pepin of Herstal, Pope John V, Clovis II, Lambert of Maastricht, and Yijing.  Among people deceased in 687, Cuthbert ranks 4Before him are Pope Conon, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, and Erwig.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cuthbert ranks 1,923 out of 7,765Before him are John Alcock (1892), Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847), Willibald (700), Alfred Fowler (1868), Damon Albarn (1968), and William Congreve (1670). After him are Arthur Young (1741), Eglantyne Jebb (1876), Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776), Douglas Mawson (1882), Aelred of Rievaulx (1110), and Josephine Butler (1828).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Cuthbert ranks 48Before him are Julian of Norwich (1342), Stephen Langton (1150), Joseph Butler (1692), Sigfrid of Sweden (1000), Mary Ward (1585), and Willibald (700). After him are Willehad (735), Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (1516), Saint Alban (300), Barbara West (1911), Charles Wesley (1707), and George Cruikshank (1792).