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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 33,419 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Henry of Latvia is the 1,041st most popular religious figure (up from 1,079th in 2019), the 1,447th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,634th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Religious Figure.

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  • 20

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  • 8.44

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Among religious figures, Henry of Latvia ranks 1,041 out of 2,238Before him are Henry, Catherine of Genoa, Saint Chrysogonus, Henry Benedict Stuart, Elon, and William Booth. After him are Paul of the Cross, Alfredo Ottaviani, Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet, John Fisher, Tarasios of Constantinople, and Sai Baba of Shirdi.

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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 4Before him are Möngke Khan, Christopher I of Denmark, and Gojong of Goryeo. After him are Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, Al-Mansur Ali, Ezzelino III da Romano, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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Among people born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 1,447 out of 6,142Before him are Ernest Mandel (1923), Prince Oskar of Prussia (1888), Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1896), Karin Dor (1938), Erika Mann (1905), and Hans Aumeier (1906). After him are Fritz Bayerlein (1899), Christoph Cellarius (1638), Franz, Duke of Bavaria (1933), Franz Gürtner (1881), Elke Sommer (1940), and Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Henry of Latvia ranks 33Before him are Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), Otto of Bamberg (1060), Mechtilde (1241), Johann Eck (1486), and Walter Kasper (1933). After him are Rupert of Salzburg (650), Günter Guillaume (1927), Johann Arndt (1555), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Arnold Janssen (1837), and Saint Afra (300).