Frederick William Franz

1893 - 1992

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Frederick William Franz (September 12, 1893 – December 22, 1992) was an American religious leader who served as president of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania, the legal entity used to administer the work of Jehovah's Witnesses. He had previously served as vice president of the same corporation from 1945 until 1977 when he replaced Nathan H. Knorr as president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick William Franz has received more than 153,412 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Frederick William Franz is the 1,624th most popular religious figure (down from 1,344th in 2019), the 3,554th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,881st in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Frederick William Franz ranks 1,624 out of 2,238Before him are Gorazd, Aëtius of Antioch, Adolf Bertram, Samuel Wilson, Gjon Buzuku, and Benjamin I of Constantinople. After him are Theodore Romzha, Kateri Tekakwitha, Isidore of Kiev, Jacopo Sadoleto, Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz, and Manuel Monteiro de Castro.

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Among people born in 1893, Frederick William Franz ranks 124Before him are Stanisław Szukalski, Olga Baclanova, Bekir Çoban-zade, Herbert Read, Charlotte Bühler, and Beatrice Wood. After him are Archduke Leo Karl of Austria, Vera Kholodnaya, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Paul van Zeeland, Ba Maw, and Freya Stark. Among people deceased in 1992, Frederick William Franz ranks 112Before him are Ernst Schäfer, Seichō Matsumoto, Chris McCandless, Dana Andrews, Abbas al-Musawi, and Walter Andreas Schwarz. After him are Angela Carter, John Ireland, Mohammad Hidayatullah, Machiko Hasegawa, František Tomášek, and László Benedek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederick William Franz ranks 3,554 out of 18,182Before him are Edwin Catmull (1945), Paul Gleason (1939), Brian Herbert (1947), Grote Reber (1911), Bernie Mac (1957), and Sarah Michelle Gellar (1977). After him are Kateri Tekakwitha (1656), Jean Peters (1926), William Baumol (1922), Ahmad Jamal (1930), Christopher Meloni (1961), and Marsha Hunt (1917).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Frederick William Franz ranks 23Before him are David Wilkerson (1931), Robert Cornelius (1809), William Levada (1936), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Nathan Homer Knorr (1905), and Samuel Wilson (1766). After him are Kateri Tekakwitha (1656), Madalyn Murray O'Hair (1919), Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930), Fulton J. Sheen (1895), Don Alden Adams (1925), and Squanto (1585).