John Fisher

1469 - 1535

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John Fisher (c. 19 October 1469 – 22 June 1535) was an English Catholic bishop, cardinal, and theologian. Fisher was also an academic and Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Fisher has received more than 612,099 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). John Fisher is the 998th most popular religious figure (up from 1,006th in 2019), the 1,139th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,154th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, John Fisher ranks 998 out of 2,272Before him are Arnold Janssen, Paul Marcinkus, Leopold Mandić, Peter Claver, Nicholas Mystikos, and Ikkyū. After him are Eusebius of Vercelli, Gerolamo Emiliani, Nicholas Kabasilas, Shirali Muslimov, Maurice de Sully, and Marie Laveau.

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Among people born in 1469, John Fisher ranks 6Before him are Niccolò Machiavelli, Manuel I of Portugal, Guru Nanak, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, and Thomas Cajetan. After him are Rodrigo de Triana, Ishak Pasha, Francesco Granacci, and Elia Levita. Among people deceased in 1535, John Fisher ranks 8Before him are Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Francesco II Sforza, Lorenzo Costa, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, and Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg. After him are Ippolito de' Medici, Bartolomeo Tromboncino, and Gustav Trolle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Fisher ranks 1,139 out of 6,924Before him are Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195), Imelda Staunton (1956), John Kay (1704), Matilda of Scotland (1080), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), and Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506). After him are PJ Harvey (1969), George Porter (1920), James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1531), Robert Hardy (1925), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), and Mungo Park (1771).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, John Fisher ranks 22Before him are Frederick Fleet (1887), George Fox (1624), Mary Ann Nichols (1845), William Booth (1829), John Harvard (1607), and Hudson Taylor (1832). After him are Simon Stock (1164), Annie Chapman (1841), Henry (1100), Edith Cavell (1865), Catherine Eddowes (1842), and John Ball (1338).