Edward Schillebeeckx

1914 - 2009

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Edward Cornelis Florentius Alfonsus Schillebeeckx (November 12, 1914 – December 23, 2009) was a Belgian Catholic theologian born in Antwerp. He taught at the Catholic University in Nijmegen. He was a member of the Dominican Order. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Schillebeeckx has received more than 162,588 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Schillebeeckx is the 1,381st most popular religious figure (down from 1,373rd in 2019), the 276th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 268th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Belgian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Edward Schillebeeckx ranks 1,381 out of 3,187Before him are Franc Rode, Germain of Paris, Antipope Paschal III, Joseph II of Constantinople, Anuruddha, and Zadok. After him are Karaindash, Anatolius of Constantinople, Angelo Amato, Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Wolf Messing, and João I of Kongo.

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Among people born in 1914, Edward Schillebeeckx ranks 100Before him are Nicanor Parra, J. Lee Thompson, Eugene Nida, Bill Finger, Birabongse Bhanudej, and Jens Otto Krag. After him are Álvaro del Portillo, Alberto Lattuada, Go Seigen, Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Patrick O'Brian, and Juan Carlos Onganía. Among people deceased in 2009, Edward Schillebeeckx ranks 91Before him are Irving Penn, Claude Berri, Ernst Barkmann, James Whitmore, Willy DeVille, and Manea Mănescu. After him are Hélio Gracie, Vasily Aksyonov, Eleanor F. Helin, Henry Allingham, Samak Sundaravej, and Yegor Gaidar.

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Among people born in Belgium, Edward Schillebeeckx ranks 276 out of 1,190Before him are Johannes Ciconia (1370), Enzo Scifo (1966), Gustaaf Deloor (1913), Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier (1797), Henry IV, Duke of Brabant (1251), and Willy Claes (1938). After him are Adeliza of Louvain (1103), Rik Van Steenbergen (1924), John Berchmans (1599), Antoinette de Mérode (1828), Max Verstappen (1997), and Henri Debehogne (1928).


Among religious figures born in Belgium, Edward Schillebeeckx ranks 12Before him are Lutgardis (1182), Clemens August of Bavaria (1700), Adalard of Corbie (751), Juliana of Liège (1193), Rimbert (830), and William of St-Thierry (1085). After him are John Berchmans (1599), Godfried Danneels (1933), Désiré-Joseph Mercier (1851), Leo Joseph Suenens (1904), Chrodegang (715), and Sigebert of Gembloux (1030).