Josef Frings

1887 - 1978

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Josef Richard Frings (6 February 1887 – 17 December 1978), was a German Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josef Frings has received more than 73,216 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Josef Frings is the 2,109th most popular religious figure (down from 2,025th in 2019), the 3,536th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,443rd in 2019) and the 91st most popular German Religious Figure.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Josef Frings has had the most page views in the with 21,463 views, followed by English (8,738), and Spanish (2,408). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (87.70%), Bavarian (77.85%), and Low Saxon (59.06%)


Among religious figures, Josef Frings ranks 2,109 out of 3,187Before him are Pope Maximus of Alexandria, Laurence of Byzantium, Euzois of Byzantium, Henri Schwery, Michael Rohoza, and Pavel Peter Gojdič. After him are James Michael Harvey, Lobsang Yeshe, 5th Panchen Lama, Lazarus You Heung-sik, Wolfgang Haas, Giovanni de' Medici, and Simão Rodrigues.

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Among people born in 1887, Josef Frings ranks 162Before him are Hector Hodler, Alan Cunningham, Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena, Aldo Leopold, Ernst Toch, and Armen Ohanian. After him are Maria Jeritza, Pyotr Nesterov, Govind Ballabh Pant, Alvin York, Courtney Hodges, and Sam Warner. Among people deceased in 1978, Josef Frings ranks 120Before him are Federico Chávez, Harold Abrahams, José Gonzalvo, John D. Rockefeller III, Rubén Morán, and Nicolau dos Reis Lobato. After him are Roy Harrod, Rudolf Svensson, Juan Evaristo, Carlos Riolfo, Franz Bäke, and Jerzy Kuryłowicz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Josef Frings ranks 3,536 out of 7,253Before him are Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1707), Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962), Sophie von La Roche (1730), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1769), Ubbo Emmius (1547), and Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz (1846). After him are Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen (1843), Otto Wilhelm Thomé (1840), Susanne Klatten (1962), Hans von Koessler (1853), Princess Amelia of Great Britain (1711), and Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1943).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Josef Frings ranks 91Before him are Willigis (940), Melchior Hoffman (1495), Jacob, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1407), Johannes Cocceius (1603), Conrad of Urach (1170), and Antje Jackelén (1955). After him are Reinhard Marx (1953), Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler (1811), Karl Leisner (1915), Rupert Mayer (1876), Hans Talhoffer (1420), and Bernhard II, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1428).