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Jean Mabillon

1632 - 1707

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Dom Jean Mabillon, O.S.B., (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ mabijɔ̃]; 23 November 1632 – 27 December 1707) was a French Benedictine monk and scholar of the Congregation of Saint Maur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Mabillon has received more than 73,290 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Mabillon is the 796th most popular religious figure (down from 779th in 2019), the 1,173rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,177th in 2019) and the 58th most popular French Religious Figure.

Jean Mabillon is most famous for his work in the study of medieval manuscripts. He wrote a book called De Re Diplomatica, which was a study of medieval documents.

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Among religious figures, Jean Mabillon ranks 796 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Maurus, Antipope Dioscorus, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Apollinaris of Ravenna, Romano Guardini, and Malik al-Ashtar. After him are Hélder Câmara, Sen no Rikyū, Conrad Schumann, Antipope Gregory VIII, Eugenia of Rome, and Fatimah bint Asad.

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Among people born in 1632, Jean Mabillon ranks 9Before him are Baruch Spinoza, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Samuel von Pufendorf, Christopher Wren, and Maria Leopoldine of Austria. After him are Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy, Michael I Apafi, Adam Frans van der Meulen, Feodosia Morozova, Giovanni Battista Vitali, and Rahman Baba. Among people deceased in 1707, Jean Mabillon ranks 7Before him are Dieterich Buxtehude, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Aurangzeb, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Ahmad Khani, and Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden. After him are Shitao, Christoph Cellarius, Johann Patkul, Jeremiah Clarke, Willem van de Velde the Younger, and Johann Christoph Denner.

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Among people born in France, Jean Mabillon ranks 1,173 out of 6,011Before him are Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737), Georges Prêtre (1924), Maurice Duverger (1917), Jacques Ibert (1890), and Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780). After him are James II of Majorca (1243), Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Desireless (1952), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), and Nicolas Chamfort (1741).


Among religious figures born in France, Jean Mabillon ranks 58Before him are Robert de Sorbon (1201), Arnulf of Metz (582), Lucile Randon (1904), William of Gellone (750), Odile of Alsace (662), and Jean-Louis Tauran (1943). After him are Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), Thibaud Gaudin (1229), Benedict of Aniane (750), Odilo of Cluny (961), and Philipp Spener (1635).