George Pell

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George Pell (born 8 June 1941) is an Australian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as the inaugural prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy between 2014 and 2019, and was a member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers between 2013 and 2018. Ordained a priest in 1966 and bishop in 1987, he was made a cardinal in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Pell has received more than 2,052,734 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). George Pell is the 1,412th most popular religious figure (down from 1,256th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Australia (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, George Pell ranks 1,412 out of 2,272Before him are Joseph Genesius, Joshua the High Priest, Theophylact of Constantinople, Raffaele Riario, Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria, and Maurice Bavaud. After him are Audrys Bačkis, Pandita Ramabai, Andrew Corsini, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Soga no Umako, and Gershom ben Judah.

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Among people born in 1941, George Pell ranks 192Before him are Leon Russom, Leslie Lamport, David Crosby, David Johnston, Wilson Pickett, and Lothar Emmerich. After him are Gorden Kaye, Julio Anguita, Boris Gaganelov, Emmett Till, İdil Biret, and Chucho Valdés.

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Among people born in Australia, George Pell ranks 75 out of 790Before him are Bill Mollison (1928), Harold Holt (1908), Sia (1975), Miranda Otto (1967), Bryan Brown (1947), and Luís Vaz de Torres (1565). After him are Nick Vujicic (1982), Samuel Alexander (1859), Jason Clarke (1969), Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark (1972), Edward Cassidy (1924), and Elizabeth von Arnim (1866).


Among religious figures born in Australia, George Pell ranks 2Before him are Truganini (1812). After him are Edward Cassidy (1924), James Harrison (1936), Mary MacKillop (1842), Edward Clancy (1923), Norman Thomas Gilroy (1896), and Mitchell Johnson (1981).