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Giovanni Battista Re

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Giovanni Battista Re (born 30 January 1934) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church whose service has been primarily in the Roman Curia. He was elevated to the rank of cardinal in 2001. He was prefect of the Congregation for Bishops from 2000 to 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Battista Re has received more than 222,651 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Giovanni Battista Re is the 814th most popular religious figure (down from 741st in 2019), the 1,113th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,066th in 2019) and the 276th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Giovanni Battista Re is most famous for his painting "The Last Supper" which is a depiction of the last meal Jesus shared with his disciples before his crucifixion.

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Among religious figures, Giovanni Battista Re ranks 814 out of 2,238Before him are Maron, Frederick Fleet, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, Nathan Söderblom, and Hemma of Gurk. After him are Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Vilna Gaon, Saint Malachy, Mammes of Caesarea, Haran, and Rashid Rida.

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Among people born in 1934, Giovanni Battista Re ranks 60Before him are Stanislav Shushkevich, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Eduard Khil, David J. Thouless, Marshall Rosenberg, and Fujiko Fujio. After him are Bettino Craxi, Brian Epstein, Tassos Papadopoulos, Joan Didion, Udo Jürgens, and Rudolf Schuster.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Re ranks 1,113 out of 4,668Before him are Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Lucius Accius (-170), Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (1587), and Bianca Cappello (1548). After him are Mary of Modena (1658), Hiero I of Syracuse (-600), Bettino Craxi (1934), William III of Sicily (1185), Federico Barocci (1535), and Princess Mafalda of Savoy (1902).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Re ranks 276Before him are Angela of Foligno (1248), Saint Susanna (280), Gemma Galgani (1878), Giuseppe Moscati (1880), Juliana of Nicomedia (285), and Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788). After him are Saint Maurus (512), Romano Guardini (1885), Eugenia of Rome (180), Gerard of Csanád (980), Giuseppe Bertello (1942), and Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774).