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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 230,920 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Jean-Louis Tauran is the 774th most popular religious figure (down from 752nd in 2019), the 1,138th most popular biography from France (down from 1,112th in 2019) and the 57th most popular French Religious Figure.

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

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Among religious figures, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 774 out of 2,238Before him are Nahor, son of Serug, Juliana of Nicomedia, Catherine of Vadstena, Odile of Alsace, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, and `Abdu'l-Bahá. After him are Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Maron, Frederick Fleet, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, and Nathan Söderblom.

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Among people born in 1943, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 72Before him are Eduard Limonov, Esma Redžepova, Vint Cerf, Pervez Musharraf, Bernard Tapie, and Arthur Ashe. After him are Ulay, Mustafa Dzhemilev, George Benson, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Wolfgang Overath, and Yohji Yamamoto. Among people deceased in 2018, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 49Before him are Burton Richter, Jens Christian Skou, Milena Dravić, Claude Lanzmann, Günter Blobel, and Joël Robuchon. After him are Paul D. Boyer, Scott Wilson, Reynaldo Bignone, Gérard Genette, Dolores O'Riordan, and Shoko Asahara.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 1,138 out of 6,011Before him are Capucine (1928), André Frédéric Cournand (1895), Yves Tanguy (1900), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Joël Robuchon (1945), and André Maginot (1877). After him are Pierre Mignard (1612), Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770), Paulinus of Nola (354), Tancred of Hauteville (980), Georges Ernest Boulanger (1837), and Jean-Joseph Sanfourche (1929).


Among religious figures born in France, Jean-Louis Tauran ranks 57Before him are La Voisin (1640), Robert de Sorbon (1201), Arnulf of Metz (582), Lucile Randon (1904), William of Gellone (750), and Odile of Alsace (662). After him are Jean Mabillon (1632), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), Thibaud Gaudin (1229), Benedict of Aniane (750), and Odilo of Cluny (961).