Henry of Latvia

1187 - 1259

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Henry of Latvia (Latin: Henricus de Lettis; German: Heinrich von Lettland; Latvian: Latviešu Indriķis; Estonian: Läti Henrik; 1187 – after 1259), also known in the English-speaking world as Henry of Livonia, was a priest, missionary and historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry of Latvia has received more than 33,792 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Henry of Latvia is the 981st most popular religious figure (up from 1,033rd in 2019), the 1,332nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,447th in 2019) and the 31st most popular German Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Henry of Latvia ranks 981 out of 3,187Before him are Pietro Gasparri, Melito of Sardis, Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi, Amun-her-khepeshef, Hashim ibn Abd Manaf, and Ibn Shihab az-Zuhri. After him are Elon, Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg, Ermengarde of Tours, Peter Faber, Nicholas Mystikos, and Najm al-Din Kubra.

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Among people born in 1187, Henry of Latvia ranks 4Before him are Louis VIII of France, Konrad I of Masovia, and Arthur I, Duke of Brittany. After him is Manuel Doukas. Among people deceased in 1259, Henry of Latvia ranks 3Before him are Möngke Khan, and Christopher I of Denmark. After him are Gojong of Goryeo, Al-Mansur Ali, Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, Ezzelino III da Romano, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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Among people born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 1,332 out of 7,253Before him are Rudolf Brandt (1909), Widukind of Corvey (925), Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden (1790), Alexander von Kluck (1846), Lina Heydrich (1911), and Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin (1673). After him are Anna Maria of the Palatinate (1561), Sepp Piontek (1940), Christoph Cellarius (1638), Andreas Libavius (1555), Lucius Antonius Saturninus (20), and Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 31Before him are Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), Franz Ehrle (1845), Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), Conrad Schumann (1942), Otto of Bamberg (1060), and Gerhard Ludwig Müller (1947). After him are Günter Guillaume (1927), Walter Kasper (1933), Saint Afra (300), Johann Eck (1486), Mechtilde (1241), and Rupert of Salzburg (650).