RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Leonardo Boff

1938 - Today

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Leonardo Boff (Portuguese pronunciation: [leoˈnaʁdu ˈbɔf], born 14 December 1938), born as Genézio Darci Boff (pronounced [ʒeˈnɛzju daʁˈsi ˈbɔf]), is a Brazilian theologian, philosopher writer, and former Catholic priest known for his active support for Latin American liberation theology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonardo Boff has received more than 170,658 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Leonardo Boff is the 834th most popular religious figure (up from 956th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Brazilian Religious Figure.

Leonardo Boff is a Brazilian theologian, philosopher, and writer. He is best known for his writings on liberation theology.

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  • 27

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  • 5.29

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  • 2.38

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Leonardo Boff ranks 834 out of 2,272Before him are Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Paul of Samosata, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, Giuseppe Moscati, Hermenegild, and Stanislaus Kostka. After him are Heinrich Bullinger, Odile of Alsace, Benedict of Aniane, Fatimah bint Musa, Zita, and Giuseppe Bertello.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Leonardo Boff ranks 76Before him are Wim Kok, Issey Miyake, Frank Langella, Eddie Cochran, Ted Turner, and Bob Kahn. After him are Joyce Carol Oates, Jerzy Skolimowski, Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Takehiko Kawanishi, Oscar Robertson, and Ian Stewart.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Leonardo Boff ranks 75 out of 1,947Before him are Zumbi (1655), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), Tostão (1947), Careca (1960), and João Goulart (1918). After him are Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Jair Marinho (1936), Itamar Franco (1930), Pepe (1935), and Ernesto Geisel (1907).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Brazil

Among religious figures born in Brazil, Leonardo Boff ranks 2Before him are Hélder Câmara (1909). After him are Paulo Evaristo Arns (1921), Frei Galvão (1739), Aloísio Lorscheider (1924), José Freire Falcão (1925), João Braz de Aviz (1947), Geraldo Majella Agnelo (1933), Odilo Scherer (1949), Eusébio Scheid (1932), Eugênio Sales (1920), and Serafim Fernandes de Araújo (1924).