Keith O'Brien

1938 - 2018

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Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien (17 March 1938 – 19 March 2018) was a Scottish Catholic cardinal. He was the Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh from 1985 to 2013. O'Brien was the leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland and had been the head of its conference of bishops until he stepped down as archbishop in February 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keith O'Brien has received more than 273,246 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Keith O'Brien is the 1,182nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,110th in 2019), the 1,436th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,348th in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Keith O'Brien ranks 1,182 out of 2,272Before him are Isma'il ibn Ja'far, Gildas, Oda Nobutada, Abiathar, Cassian of Imola, and Jakob Ammann. After him are Augustin Bea, John Nelson Darby, Johannes Magnus, Julian of Norwich, Eulogius of Córdoba, and Ludger.

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Among people born in 1938, Keith O'Brien ranks 130Before him are Hermann Nitsch, Patrick Bauchau, Marien Ngouabi, Cabu, Aslan Abashidze, and Larry Scott. After him are Jean-Loup Chrétien, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Arsen Dedić, David Lane, Shotaro Ishinomori, and Paul Andreu. Among people deceased in 2018, Keith O'Brien ranks 99Before him are Michael Anderson, Joseph Kobzon, Quini, Ermanno Olmi, Josep Lluís Núñez, and Thorvald Stoltenberg. After him are Yoshinobu Ishii, Kim Jong-pil, Margit Sandemo, Eduard Uspensky, Paul Andreu, and Gennady Rozhdestvensky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Keith O'Brien ranks 1,436 out of 6,924Before him are William George Horner (1786), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), George Stubbs (1724), Thomas Hicks (1876), and John Eliot Gardiner (1943). After him are J. Lee Thompson (1914), Norman Lockyer (1836), Donovan (1946), John Nelson Darby (1800), Glenn Tipton (1947), and Peter Vaughan (1923).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Keith O'Brien ranks 34Before him are John Ball (1338), Saint David (512), Reginald Lee (1870), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Roger Deakins (1949), and Gildas (500). After him are John Nelson Darby (1800), Julian of Norwich (1342), Reginald Pole (1500), Oswald of Northumbria (604), Stephen Harding (1059), and Cuthbert (635).