George Abbot

1562 - 1633

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George Abbot (29 October 1562 – 4 August 1633) was an English divine who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1611 to 1633. He also served as the fourth Chancellor of Trinity College, Dublin, from 1612 to 1633.Chambers Biographical Dictionary describes him as "[a] sincere but narrow-minded Calvinist". Among his five brothers, Robert became Bishop of Salisbury and Maurice became Lord Mayor of London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Abbot has received more than 5,496 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). George Abbot is the 2,108th most popular religious figure (down from 1,884th in 2019), the 4,053rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,522nd in 2019) and the 90th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, George Abbot ranks 2,108 out of 2,272Before her are Pope Peter II of Alexandria, Filoimea Telito, Telesphore Toppo, Bruce M. Metzger, J. I. Packer, and Pope Kedron of Alexandria. After her are Dolly Pentreath, Konrad Krajewski, Matteo Zuppi, Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, Saud Al-Shuraim, and Symeon of Durham.

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Among people born in 1562, George Abbot ranks 15Before her are Ottavio Rinuccini, John Bull, Friedrich Wilhelm I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Adam van Noort, Christen Sørensen Longomontanus, and Bento de Góis.  Among people deceased in 1633, George Abbot ranks 13Before her are Scipione Borghese, Lew Sapieha, George Herbert, Juan Pablo Bonet, Étienne Brûlé, and William Ames.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Abbot ranks 4,053 out of 6,924Before her are George Hillyard (1864), Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford (1946), Dick King-Smith (1922), Anna Popplewell (1988), Don Thompson (1933), and Stephen Moyer (1969). After her are Pete Doherty (1979), Bernard Lovell (1913), Owen Barfield (1898), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (1957), Joe Alwyn (1991), and Alfie Allen (1986).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, George Abbot ranks 90Before her are Catherine Booth (1829), Basil Hume (1923), Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (1130), Justin Welby (1956), Stigand (null), and J. I. Packer (1926). After her are Dolly Pentreath (1692), Vincent Nichols (1945), John Ogilvie (1579), Alkmund of Derby (800), William Dunbar (1460), and Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800).