Karl Josef Becker

1928 - 2015

Karl Josef Becker

Karl Josef Becker S.J. (18 April 1928 – 10 February 2015) was a German Catholic theologian and consultor for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith since 15 September 1977. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Josef Becker has received more than 24,508 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,572nd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Karl Josef Becker ranks 1,564 out of 2,001Before him are Wilgefortis, Ajahn Chah, Javier Lozano Barragán, Hyacinth, Dinkha IV, and Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo. After him are David Koresh, Józef Glemp, Ignatius Gabriel I Tappouni, Ratramnus, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, and Juan Carlos Aramburu.

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Among people born in 1928, Karl Josef Becker ranks 241Before him are Hubert Selby Jr., Miguel Poblet, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Nancy Marchand, János Kornai, and Vitaliy Masol. After him are Emilio Pericoli, Sven Davidson, Arthur Melvin Okun, Tzannis Tzannetakis, Peter Shirayanagi, and Pal Benko. Among people deceased in 2015, Karl Josef Becker ranks 166Before him are Eduardo Guerrero, Ján Chryzostom Korec, Czesław Kiszczak, Henri Coppens, Douglas Tompkins, and Dinkha IV. After him are Ron Clarke, Movita Castaneda, John Henry Holland, Sergio Sollima, Moses Malone, and Dragan Holcer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Josef Becker ranks 2,484 out of 3,763Before him are Heinrich Zille (1858), Robert Kovač (1974), Walter Andreas Schwarz (1913), Uli Edel (1947), Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg (1829), and Friedrich Sämisch (1896). After him are Adolf Lüderitz (1834), Wilhelm Jordan (1842), Adolf Martens (1850), Hans-Joachim Stuck (1951), Friedrich Hirzebruch (1927), and Georg Kolbe (1877).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Karl Josef Becker ranks 55Before him are Friedrich Wetter (1928), Paul Augustin Mayer (1911), Johannes Cocceius (null), Georg Gänswein (1956), Marianne Cope (1838), and Paul Josef Cordes (1934). After him are Nicolaus von Amsdorf (1483), Reinhard Marx (1953), Engelbert II of Berg (1185), Karl-Josef Rauber (1934), Josef Frings (1887), and Julius Döpfner (1913).

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