RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Ivan Dias

1936 - 2017

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Ivan Cornelius Dias (14 April 1936 – 19 June 2017) was an Indian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples from 2006 to 2011, Archbishop of Bombay from 1996 to 2006, and before that a papal ambassador in the Balkans, East Asia, and West Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Dias has received more than 70,970 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan Dias is the 1,824th most popular religious figure (down from 1,294th in 2019), the 394th most popular biography from India (down from 223rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Ivan Dias ranks 1,824 out of 2,272Before him are Guido Marini, Eleutherius of Byzantium, Kazim Rashti, Frans van der Lugt, Paolo Romeo, and Estanislao Esteban Karlic. After him are Gregorio Rosa Chávez, Giovanni Colombo, Pio Laghi, Luis Héctor Villalba, Polyeuctus of Constantinople, and Armand Razafindratandra.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Ivan Dias ranks 269Before him are Alejandro Maldonado, Victor Lanoux, Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, Nutan, Željko Perušić, and Scott LaFaro. After him are Michel Aumont, Alex Olmedo, Henck Arron, Ennio Antonelli, Alex Rocco, and Isacio Calleja. Among people deceased in 2017, Ivan Dias ranks 256Before him are Bernard Panafieu, Haruo Nakajima, Hrvoje Šarinić, Hans Alfredson, Octavio Lepage, and Željko Perušić. After him are Leo Kinnunen, François Van der Elst, Linda Nochlin, Qian Qichen, Timo Mäkinen, and Roberto Ferreiro.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ivan Dias ranks 394 out of 1,227Before him are M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), D. R. Bendre (1896), Nutan (1936), Priyanka Chopra (1982), John Shepherd-Barron (1925), and Balaji Baji Rao (1720). After him are Jackie Shroff (1957), Arjun Appadurai (1949), Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892), Aruna Asaf Ali (1909), Hrithik Roshan (1974), and Pingali Venkayya (1876).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In India

Among religious figures born in India, Ivan Dias ranks 37Before him are Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri (1855), Nirmala Srivastava (1923), Saint Alphonsa (1910), Guru Har Krishan (1656), Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889), and Joseph Vaz (1651). After him are Pingali Venkayya (1876), Roberto de Nobili (1577), Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1805), Nirmala Joshi (1934), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), and Ravi Zacharias (1946).