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Martin Bucer

1491 - 1551

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Martin Bucer (early German: Martin Butzer; 11 November 1491 – 28 February 1551) was a German Protestant reformer based in Strasbourg who influenced Lutheran, Calvinist, and Anglican doctrines and practices. Bucer was originally a member of the Dominican Order, but after meeting and being influenced by Martin Luther in 1518 he arranged for his monastic vows to be annulled. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Bucer has received more than 287,760 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Martin Bucer is the 711th most popular religious figure (down from 702nd in 2019), the 945th most popular biography from France (up from 965th in 2019) and the 49th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Martin Bucer ranks 711 out of 2,238Before him are Gertrude of Nivelles, Menno Simons, Said Nursî, Leonard of Noblac, Hippolytus of Rome, and Evagrius Ponticus. After him are John of God, Pat Garrett, Mesud II, Philip the Evangelist, Ivo of Kermartin, and La Voisin.

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Among people born in 1491, Martin Bucer ranks 6Before him are Henry VIII of England, Ignatius of Loyola, Jacques Cartier, Zhengde Emperor, and Francesco Melzi. After him are Lapu-Lapu, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, Nicolò da Ponte, Francisco de Sá de Miranda, and Teofilo Folengo. Among people deceased in 1551, Martin Bucer ranks 3Before him are Sin Saimdang and Barbara Radziwiłł. After him are Margaret Leijonhufvud, Sahib I Giray, Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Oda Nobuhide, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, George Martinuzzi, and Fray Tomás de Berlanga.

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Among people born in France, Martin Bucer ranks 945 out of 6,011Before him are Antoine Meillet (1866), Henri Lebesgue (1875), Carolus Clusius (1525), Leonard of Noblac (496), Gaston Maspero (1846), and Louis II of Anjou (1377). After him are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Louise Michel (1830), Pierre Janet (1859), Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (1145), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889).


Among religious figures born in France, Martin Bucer ranks 49Before him are Victor of Aveyron (1793), Robert of Molesme (1024), Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Saint Remigius (437), Saint Eligius (588), and Leonard of Noblac (496). After him are Ivo of Kermartin (1253), La Voisin (1640), Robert de Sorbon (1201), Arnulf of Metz (582), Lucile Randon (1904), and William of Gellone (750).