Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

1651 - 1719

Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (April 30, 1651 – April 7, 1719) was a French priest, educational reformer, and founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a saint of the Catholic Church and the patron saint for teachers of youth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste de La Salle has received more than 370,507 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 505th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle ranks 506 out of 2,001Before him are Saint Eustace, Pope Adrian I, Micah, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi, Pope Victor II, and Adalbert of Prague. After him are Marcel Lefebvre, Abd al-Muttalib, Louis de Montfort, Columbanus, Charbel Makhlouf, and Dorothea of Caesarea.

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Among people born in 1651, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle ranks 2Before him is Margaret Theresa of Spain. After him are François Fénelon, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, William Dampier, Natalya Naryshkina, Engelbert Kaempfer, Charles II, Elector Palatine, Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, Madame d'Aulnoy, William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Joseph Vaz. Among people deceased in 1719, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle ranks 2Before him is Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon. After him are Michel Rolle, John Flamsteed, Benjamin Hornigold, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Joseph Addison, Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Boris Sheremetev, and Arp Schnitger.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle ranks 621 out of 4,109Before him are Hans Bethe (1906), René Lacoste (1904), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Maurice Béjart (1927), François Guizot (1787), and Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698). After him are Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (1799), Jean Dubuffet (1901), Suger (1080), Marcel Lefebvre (1905), Louis de Montfort (1673), and Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760).


Among religious figures born in France, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle ranks 35Before him are Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), Peter the Hermit (1050), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Pope Nicholas II (990), Hugues de Payens (1074), and Rashi (1040). After him are Marcel Lefebvre (1905), Louis de Montfort (1673), Victor of Aveyron (1793), Luigi Lucheni (1873), Peter Waldo (1140), and Pope Stephen IX (1020).

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