John Carroll

1735 - 1815

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John Carroll (January 8, 1735 – December 3, 1815) was an American prelate of the Catholic Church who served as the first bishop and archbishop in the United States. He served as the ordinary of the first diocese and later Archdiocese of Baltimore, in Maryland, which at first encompassed all of the United States and later after division as the eastern half of the new nation. Carroll is also known as the founder of Georgetown University (the oldest Catholic college / university in the United States), and of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Carroll has received more than 36,528 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John Carroll is the 2,468th most popular religious figure (down from 2,135th in 2019), the 9,053rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,781st in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, John Carroll ranks 2,468 out of 2,238Before him are Konrad Krajewski, José Humberto Quintero Parra, Désiré Tsarahazana, Georges Gandil, Baselios Cleemis, and Bassano Staffieri. After him are Hilarion, Joseph Serge Miot, Birinus, Serafim Fernandes de Araújo, Luigi Ferrando, and Justin Francis Rigali.

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Among people born in 1735, John Carroll ranks 27Before him are Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, Ivan Kulibin, Joseph Ducreux, Ulrika Pasch, Tobias Furneaux, and Jesse Ramsden. After him is Button Gwinnett. Among people deceased in 1815, John Carroll ranks 29Before him are John Singleton Copley, William Nicholson, Benjamin Smith Barton, William Roxburgh, Thomas Picton, and George Montagu. After him are Charles Lee and Richard Bassett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Carroll ranks 9,053 out of 18,182Before him are Bridget Regan (1982), Sabin Carr (1904), Richard Cheese (1965), Jay Park (1987), Toni Frissell (1907), and Gregg Rolie (1947). After him are Nelson Riddle (1921), Ethan Suplee (1976), Karl Taylor Compton (1887), Redd Foxx (1922), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), and Eric Adams (1960).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, John Carroll ranks 73Before him are Walter Breuning (1896), Emma Smith (1804), Wilton Daniel Gregory (1947), Blase J. Cupich (1949), Francis George (1937), and William H. Keeler (1931). After him are Justin Francis Rigali (1935), James Gibbons (1834), John McCloskey (1810), Les Clark (1907), Blanche Barton (1961), and John T. Scopes (1900).