Franz König

1905 - 2004

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Franz König (3 August 1905 – 13 March 2004) was an Austrian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as archbishop of Vienna from 1956 to 1985, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz König has received more than 59,684 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Franz König is the 1,266th most popular religious figure (down from 1,120th in 2019), the 449th most popular biography from Austria (down from 389th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Franz König ranks 1,266 out of 2,272. Before him are John of Patmos, Franjo Šeper, Babylas of Antioch, Ajahn Chah, Virginia Centurione Bracelli, and Stephen Langton. After him are Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Claudio Acquaviva, Philotheus I of Constantinople, Gaëtan Dugas, David Wilkerson, and Peter Bartholomew.

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Among people born in 1905, Franz König ranks 100Before him are Martin Gottfried Weiss, Abraham Zapruder, Shojiro Sugimura, Maria von Trapp, Karl Rappan, and Franjo Šeper. After him are Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Nathan Homer Knorr, Louis Harold Gray, Gareth Jones, and Edgar Snow. Among people deceased in 2004, Franz König ranks 83Before him are Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Umberto Agnelli, Boris Trajkovski, Uta Hagen, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, and Gordon Cooper. After him are Eddie Adams, Zenkō Suzuki, Mercedes McCambridge, Fay Wray, René Laloux, and Artie Shaw.

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Among people born in Austria, Franz König ranks 449 out of 1,075. Before him are Freddy Quinn (1931), Traian Vuia (1872), Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein (1869), Marisa Mell (1939), Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria (1876), and Hanns Albin Rauter (1895). After him are Brian Laudrup (1969), Carlo Abarth (1908), Sylvester Stadler (1910), Solomiya Krushelnytska (1872), Leopold Auenbrugger (1722), and Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria (1895).


Among religious figures born in Austria, Franz König ranks 11Before him are Franz Jägerstätter (1907), Alois Hudal (1885), Hermann Gmeiner (1919), Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1649), Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw (1590), and Adam Rainer (1899). After him are Hieronymus von Colloredo (1732), Josyf Slipyj (1892), Theodor Innitzer (1875), Alfons Maria Stickler (1910), Hans Hermann Groër (1919), and Maria Restituta Kafka (1894).