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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 67,365 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Henri Estienne is the 1,291st most popular religious figure (down from 1,147th in 2019), the 2,193rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,935th in 2019) and the 115th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Henri Estienne ranks 1,291 out of 2,238Before him are Amandus, Raymonde de Laroche, Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi, Beatus of Liébana, Asma bint Umais, and Karekin II. After him are Nikolaj Velimirović, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Medardus, Marc Ouellet, Gerhard Ludwig Müller, and Josyf Slipyj.

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Among people born in 1528, Henri Estienne ranks 10Before him are Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Archduchess Anna of Austria, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Catharina van Hemessen, Theodor de Bry, and Paolo Boi. After him are Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Andrey Kurbsky, Francisco Guerrero, Birbal, Juan de Garay, and Claude Le Jeune. Among people deceased in 1598, Henri Estienne ranks 12Before him are Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, John George, Elector of Brandenburg, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Abdullah Khan II, Theodor de Bry, and Paolo Boi. After him are Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Benito Arias Montano, and Adam Bohorič.

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Among people born in France, Henri Estienne ranks 2,193 out of 6,011Before him are Raymonde de Laroche (1882), Adelaide of Paris (850), Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), François Girardon (1628), Jean d'Ormesson (1925), and Michel Bouquet (1925). After him are Jacques Cœur (1395), Walter V, Count of Brienne (1278), Mathieu Amalric (1965), Gabriel Pierné (1863), Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange (1610), and Isabella, Countess of Vertus (1348).


Among religious figures born in France, Henri Estienne ranks 115Before him are Ivo of Chartres (1040), Peter Nolasco (1180), André Vingt-Trois (1942), Alfred Loisy (1857), Amandus (600), and Raymonde de Laroche (1882). After him are Medardus (470), Bernard of Menthon (923), Mamertus (401), Saint Martial (300), Jean Daniélou (1905), and Madeleine Sophie Barat (1779).