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Julian of Norwich

1342 - 1416

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Julian of Norwich (c. 1343 – after 1416), also known as Juliana of Norwich, the Lady Julian, Dame Julian or Mother Julian, was an English anchoress of the Middle Ages. Her writings, now known as Revelations of Divine Love, are the earliest surviving English language works by a woman, although it is possible that some anonymous works may have had female authors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julian of Norwich has received more than 1,493,147 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Julian of Norwich is the 1,420th most popular religious figure (down from 1,185th in 2019), the 1,749th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,446th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Julian of Norwich ranks 1,420 out of 2,238Before her are Luigi De Magistris, Abercius of Hieropolis, Domenico Tardini, Stephen I of Constantinople, Angelo Bagnasco, and Felix of Nola. After her are Gregorio Pietro Agagianian, Macarius of Jerusalem, Kirill of Turov, Jānis Pujats, José Saraiva Martins, and Honoratus.

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Among people born in 1342, Julian of Norwich ranks 9Before her are Antipope Clement VII, Jeong Dojeon, Frederick the Simple, Catherine of Bohemia, Leo V, King of Armenia, and Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür. After her is Sancho Alfonso, 1st Count of Alburquerque. Among people deceased in 1416, Julian of Norwich ranks 7Before her are Ferdinand I of Aragon, Jerome of Prague, John, Duke of Berry, Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić, Anna of Cilli, and Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre. After her is Henry the Mild, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Julian of Norwich ranks 1,749 out of 7,765Before her are Arthur Rackham (1867), Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806), Robert Maynard (1684), William Sealy Gosset (1876), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), and John Hughlings Jackson (1835). After her are Tom Ellis (1978), Randolph Churchill (1911), Rebecca West (1892), William Beckford (1760), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), and Jeremy Corbyn (1949).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Julian of Norwich ranks 42Before her are Oswald of Northumbria (604), John Smyth (1570), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), John Nelson Darby (1800), Roger Deakins (1949), and Dunstan (909). After her are Stephen Langton (1150), Joseph Butler (1692), Sigfrid of Sweden (1000), Mary Ward (1585), Willibald (700), and Cuthbert (635).