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Daniele Comboni

1831 - 1881

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Daniele Comboni (15 March 1831 – 10 October 1881) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop who served in the missions in Africa and was the founder of both the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus and the Comboni Missionary Sisters. Comboni studied under Nicola Mazza in Verona where he became a multi-linguist and in 1849 vowed to join the missions in the African continent although this did not occur until 1857 when he travelled to Sudan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniele Comboni has received more than 52,208 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Daniele Comboni is the 1,410th most popular religious figure (down from 1,295th in 2019), the 2,121st most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,035th in 2019) and the 377th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Daniele Comboni ranks 1,410 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Meinhard, Gustav Trolle, Hōjō Ujimasa, John Berchmans, Aristarchus of Thessalonica, and François de la Chaise. After him are Joseph Genesius, Luigi De Magistris, Abercius of Hieropolis, Domenico Tardini, Stephen I of Constantinople, and Angelo Bagnasco.

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Among people born in 1831, Daniele Comboni ranks 46Before him are Philip Sheridan, Ankō Itosu, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, George Pullman, Ludvig Nobel, and Prince August, Duke of Dalarna. After him are Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, Wilhelm Raabe, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, Mary Mapes Dodge, and Arsenio Martínez Campos. Among people deceased in 1881, Daniele Comboni ranks 40Before him are Ami Boué, Jim Bridger, George W. De Long, Jacques Collin de Plancy, Joseph Škoda, and Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville. After him are John Gould, Émile Littré, Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, Aga Khan I, Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau, and Nikolai Kibalchich.

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Among people born in Italy, Daniele Comboni ranks 2,121 out of 4,668Before him are Pirro Ligorio (1513), Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1594), Marco Tardelli (1954), Francesco Saverio Nitti (1868), Pietro Cataldi (1552), and Mario Brega (1923). After him are Luca Toni (1977), Giovanni Dandolo (1300), Raginpert (662), Girolamo Priuli (1486), Luigi De Magistris (1926), and Tavo Burat (1932).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Daniele Comboni ranks 377Before him are Emerentiana (250), Loris Francesco Capovilla (1915), Luigi Orione (1872), Beniamino Stella (1941), Giovanni Angelo Becciu (1948), and John Gualbert (995). After him are Luigi De Magistris (1926), Domenico Tardini (1888), Angelo Bagnasco (1943), Felix of Nola (300), Clare of Montefalco (1268), and Catherine of Ricci (1522).