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Dunstan (c. 909 – 19 May 988) was an English bishop. He was successively Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, Bishop of Worcester, Bishop of London and Archbishop of Canterbury, later canonised as a saint. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dunstan has received more than 385,460 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dunstan is the 1,319th most popular religious figure (up from 1,329th in 2019), the 1,696th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,738th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Dunstan ranks 1,319 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Homobonus, Georges Cottier, Maria Domenica Mazzarello, Hieronymus von Colloredo, Fray Tomás de Berlanga, and Turibius of Mogrovejo. After him are Vilmos Zsigmond, Polyeuctus, Hōjō Ujimasa, John Berchmans, Luis Ladaria Ferrer, and Peter Chanel.

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Among people born in 909, Dunstan ranks 2Before him is Ar-Radi.  Among people deceased in 988, Dunstan ranks 3Before him are Ibn Hawqal and Emma of Italy. After him is Dirk II, Count of Holland.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dunstan ranks 1,696 out of 6,924Before him are Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717), Ian Wilmut (1944), John Flaxman (1755), James Cosmo (1947), Robert Blake (1599), and George Green (1793). After him are Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), Karen Armstrong (1944), Phil Lynott (1949), Matthew Flinders (1774), Hugh Hudson (1936), and James Fox (1939).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Dunstan ranks 44Before him are Oswald of Northumbria (604), Stephen Harding (1059), Cuthbert (635), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), Stephen Langton (1150), and John Smyth (1570). After him are Malo (487), Saint Alban (300), Willibald (700), Richard Williamson (1940), Barbara West (1911), and Joseph Butler (1692).