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Gertrude of Nivelles

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Gertrude of Nivelles, OSB (also spelled Geretrude, Geretrudis, Gertrud; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gertrude of Nivelles has received more than 461,690 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Gertrude of Nivelles is the 705th most popular religious figure (up from 775th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 132nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Religious Figure.

Gertrude of Nivelles is most famous for being the patron saint of pregnant women.

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Among religious figures, Gertrude of Nivelles ranks 705 out of 2,238Before her are Obadiah, Frances of Rome, Radha, Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, Mattathias, and Al-Nasa'i. After her are Menno Simons, Said Nursî, Leonard of Noblac, Hippolytus of Rome, Evagrius Ponticus, and Martin Bucer.

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Among people born in 626, Gertrude of Nivelles ranks 3Before her are Husayn ibn Ali and Zaynab bint Ali. After her are Emperor Tenji, Munmu of Silla, Rodoald, Balthild of Chelles, and Eanflæd. Among people deceased in 659, Gertrude of Nivelles ranks 1After her is Suhayb ar-Rumi.

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Among people born in Belgium, Gertrude of Nivelles ranks 108 out of 1,019Before her are Gilles Binchois (1400), Joachim Patinir (1480), Gerard de Ridefort (1141), Eugène Ysaÿe (1858), Paul Delvaux (1897), and Frans Snyders (1579). After her are François Vatel (1631), Henri Pirenne (1862), Henri Vieuxtemps (1820), Karel van Mander (1548), Jacob Obrecht (1457), and Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria (1724).


Among religious figures born in Belgium, Gertrude of Nivelles ranks 2Before her are Father Damien (1840). After her are Bavo of Ghent (589), Godfried Danneels (1933), Gudula (646), Lutgardis (1182), Begga (615), Rimbert (830), Adalard of Corbie (751), Désiré-Joseph Mercier (1851), Edward Schillebeeckx (1914), and William of St-Thierry (1085).