Francis George

1937 - 2015

Francis George

Francis Eugene George (January 16, 1937 – April 17, 2015) was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the eighth Archbishop of Chicago (1997–2014) and also served as Bishop of Yakima (1990–1996) and Archbishop of Portland, Oregon (1996–1997). A member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, George was created a cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis George has received more than 155,676 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,892nd most popular religious figure.

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  • 23

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  • 2.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Francis George ranks 1,882 out of 2,001Before him are Ali Hujwiri, Orani João Tempesta, Charles Maung Bo, Emmanuel Wamala, Christian Horner, and Daniel Sturla. After him are Chiara Badano, Luis Antonio Tagle, Giacomo Capuzzi, Francesco Montenegro, Paulinus of York, and Rainer Woelki.

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Among people born in 1937, Francis George ranks 322Before him are Raj Reddy, Heinz Hornig, Margaret O'Brien, Gorilla Monsoon, Gary Lockwood, and Barry Mazur. After him are Duane Jones, Chad Everett, Charles Dumas, Polly Holliday, Joseph Saidu Momoh, and Manoj Kumar. Among people deceased in 2015, Francis George ranks 305Before him are Thelma Coyne Long, Klaus Roth, Gerry Byrne, Rico Rodriguez, Keith Michell, and Haskell Wexler. After him are Mark Murphy, Sam Simon, Brian Friel, Florence Arthaud, Andrew Lesnie, and Valmir Louruz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Francis George ranks 6,623 out of 12,171Before him are (1975), Mel Tormé (1925), Beth Broderick (1959), Chad Hurley (1977), Blair Brown (1946), and Yvette Mimieux (1942). After him are Steve Prefontaine (1951), John E. Blaha (1942), Richard Denning (1914), Ronald McNair (1950), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), and Landon Donovan (1982).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Francis George ranks 51Before him are Wovoka (1856), Adam Maida (1930), Roger Mahony (1936), Mother Angelica (1923), Justin Francis Rigali (1935), and Walter Breuning (1896). After him are Edward Egan (1932), Avery Dulles (1918), Dan Osman (1963), James Aloysius Hickey (1920), William Cameron Townsend (1896), and Katharine Drexel (null).

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