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Huldrych Zwingli

1484 - 1531

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Huldrych or Ulrich Zwingli (1 January 1484 – 11 October 1531) was a leader of the Reformation in Switzerland, born during a time of emerging Swiss patriotism and increasing criticism of the Swiss mercenary system. He attended the University of Vienna and the University of Basel, a scholarly center of Renaissance humanism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huldrych Zwingli has received more than 1,342,496 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 84 in 2019). Huldrych Zwingli is the 150th most popular religious figure (down from 71st in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Religious Figure.

Huldrych Zwingli was a Swiss pastor, theologian, and politician. He was most famous for his role in the Swiss Reformation and his debates with Martin Luther.

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Among religious figures, Huldrych Zwingli ranks 150 out of 2,238Before him are Miriam, Pope Sixtus IV, Pope Clement XI, Pope Pius IV, Bernadette Soubirous, and Pope Gregory XII. After him are Saint Christopher, Pope Julius III, Pope Gregory XI, Pope Paul IV, Jeremiah, and Pope Leo I.

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Among people born in 1484, Huldrych Zwingli ranks 1After him are Bartolomé de las Casas, Hans Baldung, Anne of Foix-Candale, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, Sebastian Cabot, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Matteo Bandello, George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Michele Sanmicheli. Among people deceased in 1531, Huldrych Zwingli ranks 1After him are Louise of Savoy, Antonio Pigafetta, Hans Burgkmair, Tilman Riemenschneider, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Johannes Oecolampadius, Vincenzo Catena, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Vallabha.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Huldrych Zwingli ranks 13 out of 876Before him are Henry Dunant (1828), Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Sepp Blatter (1936), and Paul Klee (1879). After him are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Johanna Spyri (1827), Francesco Borromini (1599), Alberto Giacometti (1901), Johann Bernoulli (1667), and Charles Albert Gobat (1843).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Switzerland

Among religious figures born in Switzerland, Huldrych Zwingli ranks 1After him are Hans Küng (1928), Brother Roger (1915), Nicholas of Flüe (1417), Anna Göldi (1734), Heinrich Bullinger (1504), Jacob Sprenger (1435), Jakob Ammann (1644), Ulrich of Augsburg (890), Billy Meier (1937), Daniel Peter (1836), and Maurice Bavaud (1916).