Jacques de Vitry

1170 - 1240

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Jacques de Vitry (Jacobus de Vitriaco, c. 1160/70 – 1 May 1240) was a French canon regular who was a noted theologian and chronicler of his era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques de Vitry has received more than 55,298 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jacques de Vitry is the 1,287th most popular religious figure (down from 1,123rd in 2019), the 2,260th most popular biography from France (down from 1,927th in 2019) and the 113th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Jacques de Vitry ranks 1,287 out of 2,272Before him are Eutychius of Constantinople, Umamah bint Zainab, Raimon Panikkar, Beatus of Liébana, Daniel Peter, and Nguyễn Văn Thuận. After him are Lanfranc, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, Bartholomeus Anglicus, Alexandre do Nascimento, Yijing, and William Levada.

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Among people born in 1170, Jacques de Vitry ranks 14Before him are Isabella of Hainault, Muqali, Jayadeva, Otto I, Count of Burgundy, Robert de Clari, and Conrad II, Duke of Swabia. After him are Pierre de Castelnau, Abdallah al-Adil, Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din, and Gaucelm Faidit. Among people deceased in 1240, Jacques de Vitry ranks 7Before him are Fibonacci, Ibn Arabi, Razia Sultana, Raymond Nonnatus, Constance of Hungary, and Konrad von Thüringen. After him are Skule Bårdsson and Llywelyn the Great.

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Among people born in France, Jacques de Vitry ranks 2,260 out of 5,234Before him are Charles IV, Duke of Alençon (1489), Antoine Brumel (1460), Alexandre Deschapelles (1780), Petronilla of Aquitaine (1125), Jean Guitton (1901), and Pierre Paul Émile Roux (1853). After him are Bertrand Barère (1755), Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas (1701), Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), John I, Duke of Brittany (1217), Louis Paul Cailletet (1832), and Paul Hazard (1878).


Among religious figures born in France, Jacques de Vitry ranks 113Before him are Albert Vanhoye (1923), Germanus of Auxerre (378), Alfred Loisy (1857), Guillaume Dubois (1656), Peter Bartholomew (1100), and Marcellin Champagnat (1789). After him are Pierre de Castelnau (1170), Benedict Joseph Labre (1748), Peter Chanel (1803), François de la Chaise (1624), Bernard de Montfaucon (1655), and Louis Massignon (1883).