Loris Francesco Capovilla

1915 - 2016

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Loris Francesco Capovilla (14 October 1915 – 26 May 2016) was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate and a cardinal. At his death, he was the oldest living Roman Catholic bishop from Italy and the fourth oldest in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loris Francesco Capovilla has received more than 104,847 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Loris Francesco Capovilla is the 1,491st most popular religious figure (down from 1,409th in 2019), the 2,156th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,039th in 2019) and the 384th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Loris Francesco Capovilla ranks 1,491 out of 3,187Before him are Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Walter Brandmüller, Anan ben David, Constantine, Felix of Nola, and Franjo Šeper. After him are Daniele Comboni, Theodosius of Kiev, Simon of Trent, Polyeuctus, Eudoxius of Antioch, and Christian Mortensen.

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Among people born in 1915, Loris Francesco Capovilla ranks 87Before him are Liisi Oterma, C. W. Ceram, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Ibolya Csák, Lorne Greene, and Jo Van Fleet. After him are Tapio Wirkkala, Shogo Kamo, Mariano Rumor, Piet de Jong, Philip Morrison, and Horst Sindermann. Among people deceased in 2016, Loris Francesco Capovilla ranks 138Before him are Juan Gabriel, Carmen Pereira, Gato Barbieri, Fredrik Barth, Neville Marriner, and Maurice White. After him are Gordie Howe, Roger Y. Tsien, Arthur Hiller, Chus Lampreave, Piet de Jong, and Anker Jørgensen.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Loris Francesco Capovilla ranks 2,156 out of 5,161Before him are Antoninus of Florence (1389), Arduin of Ivrea (955), Riccardo Chailly (1953), Corrado Gini (1884), Felix of Nola (300), and Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma (1635). After him are Daniele Comboni (1831), Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (-98), Dacia Maraini (1936), Simon of Trent (1472), Princess Yolanda of Savoy (1901), and Demetrio Albertini (1971).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Loris Francesco Capovilla ranks 384Before him are Beniamino Stella (1941), Agnes of Montepulciano (1268), Andrew Corsini (1301), Luigi Orione (1872), Antoninus of Florence (1389), and Felix of Nola (300). After him are Daniele Comboni (1831), Simon of Trent (1472), Catherine of Ricci (1522), Marco d'Aviano (1631), Oliviero Carafa (1430), and Federico Borromeo (1564).