Fidelis of Sigmaringen

1577 - 1622

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Fidelis of Sigmaringen, O.F.M. Cap. (1577 - 1622) was a Capuchin friar who was involved in the catholic Counter-Reformation, and was martyred by his opponents at Seewis im Prättigau, now part of Switzerland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fidelis of Sigmaringen has received more than 71,176 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Fidelis of Sigmaringen is the 948th most popular religious figure (down from 799th in 2019), the 1,372nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 955th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular German Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 948 out of 2,272Before him are Saturnin, Rose of Viterbo, Adolfo Nicolás, Odilo of Cluny, Aristides of Athens, and John Harvard. After him are Gerard Majella, Pamphilus of Caesarea, Praxedes, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Nahor, son of Serug, and Ignatios of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1577, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 9Before him are Beatrice Cenci, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Nur Jahan, Paul Guldin, and Cristofano Allori. After him are Scipione Borghese, Dmitry Pozharsky, Jacob Cats, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Gerardus Vossius, and Robert Burton. Among people deceased in 1622, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 7Before him are Osman II, Francis de Sales, William Baffin, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Petrus Plancius, and Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are John Rolfe, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Bartolomeo Manfredi, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Michael Maier, and Squanto.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 1,372 out of 5,289Before him are Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884), Isidor Straus (1845), Ernst Chladni (1756), Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1641), Hans Aumeier (1906), and Tarkan (1972). After him are Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849), Salvian (405), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), and Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 32Before him are Rupert of Salzburg (650), Severinus of Noricum (410), Walter Kasper (1933), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), Johann Eck (1486), and Johann Arndt (1555). After him are Günter Guillaume (1927), Otto of Bamberg (1060), Mechtilde (1241), Arnold Janssen (1837), Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), and Regino of Prüm (842).