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 74,460 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Fidelis of Sigmaringen is the 1,087th most popular religious figure (down from 947th in 2019), the 1,605th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,372nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 1,087 out of 2,238Before him are Dom Justo Takayama, Suhayb ar-Rumi, Guru Arjan, Franz Jägerstätter, Vincent of Lérins, and Johann Arndt. After him are Paul Marcinkus, Maria Schicklgruber, Pope Peter I of Alexandria, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Shaykh Tusi, and Isidore of Pelusium.

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Among people born in 1577, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 11Before him are François Leclerc du Tremblay, Cristofano Allori, Paul Guldin, Dmitry Pozharsky, Scipione Borghese, and Piet Pieterszoon Hein. After him are Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jacob Cats, Gerardus Vossius, Robert Burton, Nicolas Trigault, and Roberto de Nobili. Among people deceased in 1622, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 8Before him are Francis de Sales, William Baffin, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Petrus Plancius, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Cesare Ripa. After him are Bartolomeo Manfredi, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Frans Pourbus the Younger, John Rolfe, Michael Maier, and Squanto.

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Among people born in Germany, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 1,605 out of 6,142Before him are Wolfgang Wagner (1919), Johann Arndt (1555), Werner Jaeger (1888), Sebastian Vettel (1987), Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757), and John Heartfield (1891). After him are Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783), Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772), Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia (1200), Florian Schneider (1947), Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1867), and Eugen Jochum (1902).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Fidelis of Sigmaringen ranks 38Before him are Johann Eck (1486), Walter Kasper (1933), Henry of Latvia (1187), Rupert of Salzburg (650), Günter Guillaume (1927), and Johann Arndt (1555). After him are Arnold Janssen (1837), Saint Afra (300), Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1679), Regino of Prüm (842), Georg Ratzinger (1924), and Benno (1010).