Leonardo Sandri

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Leonardo Sandri (born 18 November 1943) is an Argentine Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He has been the Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches since June 2007 and a cardinal since November of that year. He served in the diplomatic service of the Holy See from 1974 to 1991, in several overseas assignments including as permanent observer of the Holy See before the Organization of American States from 1989 to 1991, and in Rome as Substitute for General Affairs in the Secretariat of State from 1999 to 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonardo Sandri has received more than 86,912 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Leonardo Sandri is the 1,135th most popular religious figure (up from 1,234th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 112th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Leonardo Sandri ranks 1,135 out of 2,272Before him are Peter the Venerable, Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet, Pope Theophilus of Alexandria, Śāntarakṣita, Pelagia, and Hermann Gmeiner. After him are Arp Schnitger, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Renato Martino, Saint David, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Stachys the Apostle.

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Among people born in 1943, Leonardo Sandri ranks 126Before him are R. L. Stine, Paul Wolfowitz, Jean-Claude Killy, Richard Smalley, Barbara Bouchet, and Mario J. Molina. After him are Michael Spence, Blythe Danner, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Aaron Russo, Juan Giménez, and Armando Guebuza.

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Among people born in Argentina, Leonardo Sandri ranks 94 out of 900Before him are Manuel Puig (1932), Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (1971), Juan Sebastián Verón (1975), Ramón Díaz (1959), José Pékerman (1949), and Luis Carniglia (1917). After him are Fernando Redondo (1969), Carlos Lacoste (1929), Juan Giménez (1943), Diego Milito (1979), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), and José Froilán González (1922).


Among religious figures born in Argentina, Leonardo Sandri ranks 2Before him are Pope Francis (1936). After him are Jorge María Mejía (1923), Mario Aurelio Poli (1947), Antonio Caggiano (1889), Juan Carlos Aramburu (1912), Estanislao Esteban Karlic (1926), and Luis Héctor Villalba (1934).