Jean-Louis Tauran

1943 - 2018

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Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran (French: [ʒɑ̃lwi toʁɑ̃]; 5 April 1943 – 5 July 2018) was a French cardinal of the Catholic Church. When he died, he had been the president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue since 2007 and Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church since the end of 2014. He was made a cardinal in 2003 and was the Cardinal Protodeacon from 2011 to 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Louis Tauran has received more than 250,591 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Jean-Louis Tauran is the 857th most popular religious figure (down from 798th in 2019), the 1,211th most popular biography from France (down from 1,135th in 2019) and the 58th most popular French Religious Figure.

Jean-Louis Tauran is most famous for being the president of the European Parliament.

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Over the past year Jean-Louis Tauran has had the most page views in the with 16,334 views, followed by Italian (7,928), and French (7,786). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (47.31%), Slovak (32.92%), and Egyptian Arabic (29.92%)


Among religious figures, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 857 out of 3,187Before him are Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, Agabus, Al-Juwayni, Mesud II, Rashid Rida, and Alessandro Valignano. After him are Antipope John XVI, Louise de Marillac, Saturnin, Saint Emeric of Hungary, Basil Fool for Christ, and Julia Pastrana.

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Among people born in 1943, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 87Before him are Chantal Mouffe, Sam Shepard, John Denver, Piet Keizer, Alain de Benoist, and Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. After him are Wolfgang Overath, Barbara Bouchet, Mario J. Molina, Fouad Siniora, Jacques Attali, and Paul Van Himst. Among people deceased in 2018, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 55Before him are Milena Dravić, Paul D. Boyer, Gene Sharp, Joe Jackson, Ruud Lubbers, and Wim Kok. After him are Osamu Shimomura, Gérard Genette, Dorothy Malone, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Joël Robuchon, and Scott Wilson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 1,211 out of 6,770Before him are Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy (1334), Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767), Armand Guillaumin (1841), Georges Duby (1919), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), and Jean Bart (1650). After him are Louis Le Prince (1841), Louise de Marillac (1591), Maurice Thorez (1900), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), Isabella of Hainault (1170), and Vanessa Paradis (1972).


Among religious figures born in France, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 58Before him are Leonard of Noblac (496), Jean Mabillon (1632), Robert de Sorbon (1201), Odile of Alsace (662), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), and Arnulf of Metz (582). After him are Louise de Marillac (1591), Philipp Spener (1635), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), William Farel (1489), John Eudes (1601), and Adalbert of Magdeburg (910).