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Hemma of Gurk

980 - 1045

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Hemma of Gurk (German: Hemma von Gurk; c. 995 – 27 June 1045), also called Emma of Gurk (Slovene: Ema Krška), was a noblewoman and founder of several churches and monasteries in the Duchy of Carinthia. Buried at Gurk Cathedral since 1174, she was beatified on 21 November 1287 and canonised on 5 January 1938 by Pope Pius XI. Her feast day is 27 June. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hemma of Gurk has received more than 44,539 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Hemma of Gurk is the 781st most popular religious figure, the 11th most popular biography from Slovenia and the most popular Slovene Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Hemma of Gurk ranks 781 out of 2,238Before her are Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Maron, Frederick Fleet, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, and Nathan Söderblom. After her are Giovanni Battista Re, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Vilna Gaon, Saint Malachy, Mammes of Caesarea, and Haran.

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Among people born in 980, Hemma of Gurk ranks 9Before her are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Olof Skötkonung, Harald II of Denmark, Gisela of Hungary, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, and Tancred of Hauteville. After her are Gerard of Csanád, Mokjong of Goryeo, Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders, Muhammad II of Córdoba, Emperor Ichijō, and Izyaslav of Polotsk. Among people deceased in 1045, Hemma of Gurk ranks 1After her are Emperor Go-Suzaku, Radbot of Klettgau, Rainulf Drengot, and Sigfrid of Sweden.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Hemma of Gurk ranks 11 out of 295Before her are Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Santorio Santorio (1561), and Janez Janša (1958). After her are Borut Pahor (1963), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), Franz Miklosich (1813), Ivan Cankar (1876), and Melania Trump (1970).


Among religious figures born in Slovenia, Hemma of Gurk ranks 1After her are Primož Trubar (1508), Franc Rode (1934), Pier Paolo Vergerio (1498), Jurij Dalmatin (1547), Aloysius Ambrozic (1930), and Lučka Kajfež Bogataj (1957).