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Jorge Medina

1926 - 2021

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Jorge Arturo Agustín Medina Estévez (Spanish: [ˈxoɾxe meˈðina]; 23 December 1926 – 3 October 2021) was a Chilean prelate of the Catholic Church who held senior positions both in his native country and in the Roman Curia. He was prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments from 1996 to 2002 and was made a cardinal in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jorge Medina has received more than 124,791 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jorge Medina is the 914th most popular religious figure (up from 1,141st in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Chile (up from 27th in 2019) and the most popular Chilean Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Jorge Medina ranks 914 out of 2,238Before him are Gotthard of Hildesheim, Alessandro Farnese, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam, Paul of Samosata, and Jacob Sprenger. After him are Mariam Baouardy, Ignatios of Constantinople, Sabellius, Peter of Verona, Valentin Haüy, and Qasim ibn Muhammad.

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Among people born in 1926, Jorge Medina ranks 80Before him are Masatoshi Koshiba, Alan Greenspan, Andrew Schally, John Berger, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, and Gus Grissom. After him are Poul Anderson, James Stirling, László Papp, Michel Butor, Abdul Rahim Hatif, and David H. Hubel. Among people deceased in 2021, Jorge Medina ranks 94Before him are Milva, Yuriy Sedykh, José Freire Falcão, Hannu Mikkola, Ion Mihai Pacepa, and Clive Sinclair. After him are Max Mosley, Viktor Bryukhanov, Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, Lamine Diack, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and Helen McCrory.

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Among people born in Chile, Jorge Medina ranks 18 out of 265Before him are Luis Sepúlveda (1949), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Violeta Parra (1917), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Ricardo Lagos (1938), and Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911). After him are Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Lautaro (1534), Iván Zamorano (1967), Elías Figueroa (1946), Lucía Hiriart (1923), and Humberto Maturana (1928).


Among religious figures born in Chile, Jorge Medina ranks 1After him are Laura Vicuña (1891), Teresa of the Andes (1900), Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa (1933), José María Caro Rodríguez (1866), and Raúl Silva Henríquez (1907).