Gianfranco Ravasi

1942 - Today

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Gianfranco Ravasi (born 18 October 1942) is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church and a biblical scholar. A cardinal since 2010, he has been President of the Pontifical Council for Culture since 3 September 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gianfranco Ravasi has received more than 94,509 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gianfranco Ravasi is the 1,627th most popular religious figure (down from 1,536th in 2019), the 2,551st most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,280th in 2019) and the 406th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Gianfranco Ravasi ranks 1,627 out of 2,272Before him are Karl Lehmann, Antonio Bacci, Elizabeth Hesselblad, Pasquier Quesnel, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, and Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa. After him are Josef Beran, Robby Müller, Ieronymos II of Athens, Bill W., Ignaz von Döllinger, and Bernardino López de Carvajal.

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Among people born in 1942, Gianfranco Ravasi ranks 248Before him are Federico Lombardi, John Sulston, Tom Belsø, Pyotr Klimuk, Roberto Perfumo, and Jean-Luc Ponty. After him are Hannes Löhr, Taj Mahal, Guy Edwards, Edmond Baraffe, Egil Olsen, and Gijs van Lennep.

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Among people born in Italy, Gianfranco Ravasi ranks 2,551 out of 4,088Before him are Antonio Bacci (1885), Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela (1781), Simonetta Stefanelli (1954), Francesco Araja (1709), Eugenio Monti (1928), and Paolo Mantegazza (1831). After him are Giuseppe Parini (1729), Giovanni Goria (1943), Edoardo Amaldi (1908), Giovanni Arrighi (1937), Sergio Castellitto (1953), and Giovanni Domenico Maraldi (1709).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Gianfranco Ravasi ranks 406Before him are Giovanni Urbani (1900), Giovanni Coppa (1925), Maurizio Malvestiti (1953), Corrado Bafile (1903), Domenico Bartolucci (1917), and Antonio Bacci (1885). After him are Carlo Furno (1921), Luigi Sturzo (1871), Antipope Paschal III (1110), Carlo Caffarra (1938), Giuseppe Versaldi (1943), and Giuseppe Pizzardo (1877).

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