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 148,117 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Frederick William Franz is the 1,346th most popular religious figure (down from 1,319th in 2019), the 2,882nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,791st in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Frederick William Franz ranks 1,346 out of 2,272Before him are Aelius Gallus, François de la Chaise, Ludwig Müller, Sajah, Hōnen, and Thaddeus of Edessa. After him are Joseph Freinademetz, Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Emerentiana, Parshvanatha, Bernard de Montfaucon, and Phinehas.

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Among people born in 1893, Frederick William Franz ranks 102Before him are José Calvo Sotelo, Cedric Gibbons, Ernst Marischka, Paul van Zeeland, Miloš Crnjanski, and Jean Absil. After him are Alfréd Schaffer, Luigi Carlo Borromeo, Armand Călinescu, Jean Acker, Olga Baclanova, and Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1992, Frederick William Franz ranks 91Before him are James E. Webb, Camarón de la Isla, Lusine Zakaryan, Fritz Leiber, Ernst Schäfer, and Allen Newell. After him are Chris McCandless, Richard Hartshorne, John G. Kemeny, Abbas al-Musawi, Josy Barthel, and Jeff Porcaro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederick William Franz ranks 2,882 out of 15,968Before him are Fred Niblo (1874), Taylor Hackford (1944), Henry George (1839), Jackie Jackson (1951), David Stern (1942), and Peter Gallagher (1955). After him are Nan Goldin (1953), Delmer Daves (1904), Frank Stallone (1950), Dick Scobee (1939), Chris Sarandon (1942), and Thomas Gordon (1918).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Frederick William Franz ranks 20Before him are Madalyn Murray O'Hair (1919), Angelo Dundee (1921), William M. Branham (1909), David Wilkerson (1931), William Levada (1936), and Nathan Homer Knorr (1905). After him are Ellen Church (1904), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Samuel Wilson (1766), Charles Fox Parham (1873), Don Alden Adams (1925), and Kateri Tekakwitha (1656).