Jeanne Guyon

1648 - 1717

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Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon, French: [gɥi.jɔ̃]; 13 April 1648 – 9 June 1717) was a French mystic and was accused of advocating Quietism, although she never called herself a Quietist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanne Guyon has received more than 261,201 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jeanne Guyon is the 1,076th most popular religious figure (up from 1,161st in 2019), the 1,795th most popular biography from France (up from 2,009th in 2019) and the 94th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Jeanne Guyon ranks 1,076 out of 2,272Before her are Edith Cavell, Francesco Barberini, Blandina, Sasan, Antipope Sylvester IV, and Billy Meier. After her are Adam Stefan Sapieha, Geert Groote, Jean Calas, Henry of Latvia, Isidore of Pelusium, and Brigid of Kildare.

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Among people born in 1648, Jeanne Guyon ranks 3Before her are Juana Inés de la Cruz and Peter II of Portugal. After her are Arp Schnitger, Johann Michael Bach, Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans, Arabella Churchill, Anne Henriette of Bavaria, Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels, Joseph Raphson, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, and Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway. Among people deceased in 1717, Jeanne Guyon ranks 3Before her are Maria Sibylla Merian and Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark. After her are Samuel Bellamy, Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Magnus Stenbock, and Jean Jouvenet.

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Among people born in France, Jeanne Guyon ranks 1,795 out of 5,234Before her are Jean Djorkaeff (1939), Paul Durand-Ruel (1831), Jacques Ellul (1912), Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (1645), Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans (1607), and John III, Duke of Bavaria (1374). After her are Louise de Coligny (1555), Jules Brunet (1838), Duchenne de Boulogne (1806), Maurice André (1933), Antoine Baumé (1728), and Suzy Delair (1917).


Among religious figures born in France, Jeanne Guyon ranks 94Before her are Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Charles de Bourbon (1523), Jean-Marie Villot (1905), Adhemar of Le Puy (1055), Felix of Valois (1127), and Blandina (101). After her are Jean Calas (1698), Robert Estienne (1503), Bernard of Menthon (923), Eugène Tisserant (1884), Adalbert of Magdeburg (910), and Abbo of Fleury (945).