Henri Estienne

1528 - 1598

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Henri Estienne ( ay-TYEN, French: [ɑ̃ʁi etjɛn]; 1528 or 1531 – 1598), also known as Henricus Stephanus ( STEF-ən-əs), was a French printer and classical scholar. He was the eldest son of Robert Estienne. He was instructed in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew by his father and would eventually take over the Estienne printing firm which his father owned in 1559 when his father died. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Estienne has received more than 77,940 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Henri Estienne is the 1,275th most popular religious figure (up from 1,332nd in 2019), the 2,038th most popular biography from France (up from 2,186th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Henri Estienne ranks 1,275 out of 3,187Before him are Pietro I Orseolo, Adalard of Corbie, Tola, Archippus, Janaka, and Theodosius the Cenobiarch. After him are Said ibn al-Musayyib, William M. Branham, Anastasia the Patrician, Aldegonde, Adam Stefan Sapieha, and Bernardin Gantin.

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Among people born in 1528, Henri Estienne ranks 9Before him are Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Archduchess Anna of Austria, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Catharina van Hemessen, and Theodor de Bry. After him are Paolo Boi, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Birbal, Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Andrey Kurbsky, and Francisco Guerrero. Among people deceased in 1598, Henri Estienne ranks 11Before him are Abraham Ortelius, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, John George, Elector of Brandenburg, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Abdullah Khan II, and Theodor de Bry. After him are Paolo Boi, Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Lucrezia d'Este, Benito Arias Montano, and Adam Bohorič.

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Among people born in France, Henri Estienne ranks 2,038 out of 6,770Before him are Maurice de Broglie (1875), Renée Simonot (1911), Jules Antoine Lissajous (1822), Jean-Antoine Nollet (1700), Gottfried von Strassburg (1180), and Joseph-Marie Vien (1716). After him are Roland Bonaparte (1858), Michel Zevaco (1860), Brigitte Fossey (1946), Gabriel Naudé (1600), Camille Chautemps (1885), and Christian Lacroix (1951).


Among religious figures born in France, Henri Estienne ranks 103Before him are Peter the Venerable (1092), Lothair II of Italy (1000), François de la Chaise (1624), Eugène Tisserant (1884), Louis of Toulouse (1274), and Blandina (101). After him are Aldegonde (639), Robert Estienne (1503), Jean-Marie Villot (1905), Jean Calas (1698), Louis Massignon (1883), and Bernard de Montfaucon (1655).