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Leonard of Noblac

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Leonard of Noblac (also Leonard of Limoges or Leonard of Noblet; also known as Lienard, Linhart, Leonhard, Léonard, Leonardo, Annard; died 559), is a Frankish saint closely associated with the town and abbey of Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, in Haute-Vienne, in the Limousin region of France. He was converted to Christianity along with the king, at Christmas 496. Leonard became a hermit in the forest of Limousin, where he gathered a number of followers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonard of Noblac has received more than 182,397 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Leonard of Noblac is the 708th most popular religious figure (up from 796th in 2019), the 942nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,217th in 2019) and the 48th most popular French Religious Figure.

Leonard of Noblac is most famous for being a 13th century French saint who was the bishop of Toulouse. He is also known for his miracles and for being a patron saint of people who have been falsely accused.

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Among religious figures, Leonard of Noblac ranks 708 out of 2,238Before him are Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, Mattathias, Al-Nasa'i, Gertrude of Nivelles, Menno Simons, and Said Nursî. After him are Hippolytus of Rome, Evagrius Ponticus, Martin Bucer, John of God, Pat Garrett, and Mesud II.

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Among people born in 496, Leonard of Noblac ranks 1After him is Germain of Paris. Among people deceased in 545, Leonard of Noblac ranks 2Before him is Clotilde. After him is Anwon of Goguryeo.

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Among people born in France, Leonard of Noblac ranks 942 out of 6,011Before him are Thierry Henry (1977), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518), Antoine Meillet (1866), Henri Lebesgue (1875), and Carolus Clusius (1525). After him are Gaston Maspero (1846), Louis II of Anjou (1377), Martin Bucer (1491), Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Louise Michel (1830), and Pierre Janet (1859).


Among religious figures born in France, Leonard of Noblac ranks 48Before him are Célestin Freinet (1896), Victor of Aveyron (1793), Robert of Molesme (1024), Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Saint Remigius (437), and Saint Eligius (588). After him are Martin Bucer (1491), Ivo of Kermartin (1253), La Voisin (1640), Robert de Sorbon (1201), Arnulf of Metz (582), and Lucile Randon (1904).