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 25,518 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Henry of Latvia is the 1,080th most popular religious figure (down from 981st in 2019), the 1,634th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,373rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular German Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Henry of Latvia ranks 1,080 out of 2,272Before him are Antipope Sylvester IV, Billy Meier, Jeanne Guyon, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Geert Groote, and Jean Calas. After him are Isidore of Pelusium, Brigid of Kildare, Nectarios of Aegina, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Simon of Trent, and Robert Estienne.

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Among people born in 1187, Henry of Latvia ranks 4Before him are Louis VIII of France, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany, and Konrad I of Masovia. After him is Manuel Doukas. Among people deceased in 1259, Henry of Latvia ranks 5Before him are Möngke Khan, Christopher I of Denmark, Gojong of Goryeo, and Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne. After him are Al-Mansur Ali, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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Among people born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 1,634 out of 5,289Before him are Michael Stifel (1487), Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (1072), Albert Lortzing (1801), Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1739), Johann Trollmann (1907), and William I, Duke of Bavaria (1330). After him are Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740), Carl Laemmle (1867), Walter Röhrl (1947), Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1721), Franz Six (1909), and Constantin von Tischendorf (1815).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 40Before him are Otto of Bamberg (1060), Mechtilde (1241), Arnold Janssen (1837), Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), Regino of Prüm (842), and Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1679). After him are Saint Afra (300), Arp Schnitger (1648), Augustin Bea (1881), Balthasar Hubmaier (1485), Benno (1010), and Michael von Faulhaber (1869).