John of Biclaro

540 - 621

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John of Biclaro, Biclar, or Biclarum (c. 540 – after 621), also Iohannes Biclarensis, was a Visigoth chronicler. He was born in Lusitania, in the city of Scallabis (modern Santarém in Portugal). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John of Biclaro has received more than 23,760 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John of Biclaro is the 1,963rd most popular religious figure (down from 1,877th in 2019), the 247th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 238th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Portuguese Religious Figure.

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Over the past year John of Biclaro has had the most page views in the with 4,218 views, followed by English (3,478), and German (1,048). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (64.59%), Egyptian Arabic (52.59%), and Hungarian (33.23%)


Among religious figures, John of Biclaro ranks 1,963 out of 3,187Before him are Luigi Sturzo, John Xiphilinus, Érard de la Marck, Maurizio Malvestiti, Eznik of Kolb, and Anthimus I of Constantinople. After him are Louis Antoine de Noailles, Hâfiz Osman, Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, Pami, Dorothea of Montau, and David Wilkerson.

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Among people born in 540, John of Biclaro ranks 10Before him are Creoda of Mercia, Hormizd IV, Emperor Yōmei, Authari, Galswintha, and Rosamund.  Among people deceased in 621, John of Biclaro ranks 4Before him are Sisebut, Reccared II, and Malo.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John of Biclaro ranks 247 out of 633Before him are José Torres (1938), António de Andrade (1580), João Fernandes Lavrador (1453), Damião de Góis (1502), João César Monteiro (1939), and Vasco de Almeida e Costa (1932). After him are Carlos do Carmo (1939), Maria de Medeiros (1965), Afonso Gonçalves Baldaia (1415), Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887), Rosa Mota (1958), and José Policarpo (1936).


Among religious figures born in Portugal, John of Biclaro ranks 14Before him are José Saraiva Martins (1932), Pelagio Galvani (1165), John de Britto (1647), Manuel Clemente (1948), Manuel Monteiro de Castro (1938), and António de Andrade (1580). After him are José Policarpo (1936), Simão Rodrigues (1510), Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira (1888), António Ribeiro (1928), António Marto (1947), and James of Portugal (1433).