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Gjon Buzuku

1499 - 1577

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Gjon Buzuku (c. 1499 – c. 1577) was an Albanian Catholic priest who wrote the first known printed book in Albanian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gjon Buzuku has received more than 88,202 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Gjon Buzuku is the 1,698th most popular religious figure (down from 1,466th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Montenegro (down from 27th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Montenegrin Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Gjon Buzuku ranks 1,698 out of 2,238Before him are John de Britto, Christoph Bernhard von Galen, Gorazd, Aëtius of Antioch, Adolf Bertram, and Samuel Wilson. After him are Benjamin I of Constantinople, Frederick William Franz, Theodore Romzha, Kateri Tekakwitha, Sebastiano Baggio, and Isidore of Kiev.

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Among people born in 1499, Gjon Buzuku ranks 19Before him are Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Polidoro da Caravaggio, Laurentius Petri, and Garcia de Orta. After him are Jan Łaski, Sebastian Franck, Lempira, and Johannes Brenz. Among people deceased in 1577, Gjon Buzuku ranks 12Before him are Anna of Saxony, Pedro Nunes, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Alvise I Mocenigo, and Scipione Rebiba. After him are Charles II, Margrave of Baden-Durlach and Rémy Belleau.

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In Montenegro

Among people born in Montenegro, Gjon Buzuku ranks 32 out of 118Before him are Predrag Mijatović (1969), Princess Anna of Montenegro (1874), Veljko Bulajić (1928), Princess Xenia of Montenegro (1881), Mirko Petrović-Njegoš (1820), and Arsenije III Čarnojević (1633). After him are Sava Petrović (1702), Branko Kostić (1939), Miodrag Bulatović (1930), Borislav Pekić (1930), Željko Petrović (1965), and Svetozar Marović (1955).


Among religious figures born in Montenegro, Gjon Buzuku ranks 5Before him are Petar I Petrović-Njegoš (1748), Leopold Mandić (1866), Amfilohije Radović (1938), and Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje (1670). After him are Sava Petrović (1702).