1182 - 1246

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Lutgardis of Aywières (Dutch: Sint-Ludgardis; 1182 – 16 June 1246; also spelled Lutgarde) is a saint from the medieval Low Countries. She was born in Tongeren, known as Tongres in French (which is why she is also called Lutgardis of Tongres or Luitgard of Tonger(e)n), and entered monastic life at the age of twelve. During her life various miracles were attributed to her, and she is known to have experienced religious ecstasy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lutgardis has received more than 95,291 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lutgardis is the 1,221st most popular religious figure (down from 1,150th in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 207th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Belgian Religious Figure.

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Over the past year Lutgardis has had the most page views in the with 13,581 views, followed by Spanish (5,427), and Dutch (3,394). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovak (172.19%), Swahili (47.41%), and West Frisian (44.49%)


Among religious figures, Lutgardis ranks 1,221 out of 3,187Before her are Oda Nobutada, Shirali Muslimov, Ibn Khuzayma, Carlo Maria Viganò, Geert Groote, and Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet. After her are Kevin Farrell, Saint Malachy, William Booth, Marc Ouellet, Saichō, and Nikolaj Velimirović.

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Among people born in 1182, Lutgardis ranks 8Before her are Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, Alexios I of Trebizond, Alexios IV Angelos, Accursius, Maria of Montpellier, and Haakon III of Norway. After her are Minamoto no Yoriie, Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany, Sakya Pandita, and Peter of Vaux-de-Cernay. Among people deceased in 1246, Lutgardis ranks 8Before her are Isabella of Angoulême, Frederick II, Duke of Austria, Berengaria of Castile, Kaykhusraw II, Yaroslav II of Vladimir, and Michael of Chernigov. After her are Kaliman I of Bulgaria, Theodora Angelina, Alice of Champagne, and Geoffrey II of Villehardouin.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Lutgardis ranks 220 out of 1,190Before her are Johannes Tinctoris (1435), Henri de Baillet-Latour (1876), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq (1522), Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), and Pierre de la Rue (1460). After her are Frans Hogenberg (1535), Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1728), Ida of Lorraine (1040), Jean Absil (1893), Philippe Thys (1889), and Clemens August of Bavaria (1700).


Among religious figures born in Belgium, Lutgardis ranks 6Before her are Father Damien (1840), Gertrude of Nivelles (626), Bavo of Ghent (589), Gudula (646), and Begga (615). After her are Clemens August of Bavaria (1700), Adalard of Corbie (751), Juliana of Liège (1193), Rimbert (830), William of St-Thierry (1085), and Edward Schillebeeckx (1914).