Fausto Sozzini

1539 - 1604

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Fausto Paolo Sozzini, also known as Faustus Socinus (Polish: Faust Socyn; 5 December 1539 – 4 March 1604), was an Italian theologian and, alongside his uncle Lelio Sozzini, founder of the Non-trinitarian Christian belief system known as Socinianism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fausto Sozzini has received more than 62,688 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Fausto Sozzini is the 1,061st most popular religious figure (down from 988th in 2019), the 1,582nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,517th in 2019) and the 333rd most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Fausto Sozzini ranks 1,061 out of 2,238Before him are Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Rose of Viterbo, Pietro I Orseolo, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Zita, and Gudula. After him are Louis of Toulouse, Hudson Taylor, Ermengarde of Tours, Pandita Ramabai, Jacques Paul Migne, and Aqil ibn Abi Talib.

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Among people born in 1539, Fausto Sozzini ranks 5Before him are Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Federico Zuccari, Archduchess Barbara of Austria, and Alessandro Valignano. After him are Giovanni Andrea Doria, Catherine Vasa of Sweden, Chōsokabe Motochika, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers, Louis VI, Elector Palatine, and Jost Amman. Among people deceased in 1604, Fausto Sozzini ranks 3Before him are Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford and Catherine de Bourbon. After him are Claudio Merulo, Ercole, Lord of Monaco, John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort, Isabella Andreini, Christine of Hesse, Juan Fernández, Hamida Banu Begum, and Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg.

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Among people born in Italy, Fausto Sozzini ranks 1,582 out of 4,668Before him are Margherita de' Medici (1612), Maria Valtorta (1897), Pietro I Orseolo (928), Cesare d'Este, Duke of Modena (1562), Adriano Banchieri (1568), and Zita (1212). After him are Salvatore Giuliano (1922), Francesco Francia (1450), Iva Zanicchi (1940), Bernardo Pasquini (1637), Gianni Vattimo (1936), and Giulio Douhet (1869).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Fausto Sozzini ranks 333Before him are Maria Celeste (1600), Accursius (1182), Eusebius of Vercelli (283), Rose of Viterbo (1233), Pietro I Orseolo (928), and Zita (1212). After him are Saint Marcella (325), John of Montecorvino (1246), Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows (1838), Teobaldo Boccapecci (1100), Simon of Trent (1472), and Giuseppe Siri (1906).