Michael I Cerularius

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Michael I Cerularius or Keroularios (Greek: Μιχαήλ Α΄ Κηρουλάριος; c. 1000 – 21 January 1059 AD) was the Patriarch of Constantinople from 1043 to 1059 AD. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael I Cerularius has received more than 153,020 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael I Cerularius is the 480th most popular religious figure (down from 419th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 188th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Religious Figure.

Michael I Cerularius is most famous for his opposition to the filioque clause, which was added to the Nicene Creed in the 6th century.

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Among religious figures, Michael I Cerularius ranks 480 out of 2,238Before him are John Climacus, 13th Dalai Lama, Abbas ibn Ali, John Vianney, Saint Rosalia, and Saint Florian. After him are Umm Salama, Laban, Rashi, Dorothea of Caesarea, Pope Soter, and Jehoshaphat.

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Among people born in 1005, Michael I Cerularius ranks 2Before him is Pope Clement II. After him are Macbeth, King of Scotland, Bretislav I, Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria, Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona, Ali az-Zahir, Lanfranc, and John VIII of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 1059, Michael I Cerularius ranks 1After him are Michael VI Bringas, Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, Giselbert of Luxembourg, and Abdallah ibn Yasin.

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Among people born in Turkey, Michael I Cerularius ranks 206 out of 1,301Before him are Bias of Priene (-600), Pulcheria (399), Gregory Palamas (1296), Pope John VI (655), Ismihan Sultan (1544), and John VI Kantakouzenos (1292). After him are Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), Sultan Cem (1459), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), Alexios III Angelos (1153), and Leo IV the Khazar (750).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Michael I Cerularius ranks 33Before him are Parascheva of the Balkans (1000), Pope John V (635), Pope Sabinian (530), Theodore of Amasea (300), Gregory Palamas (1296), and Pope John VI (655). After him are Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Dionysius Exiguus (475), Theophanes the Confessor (758), Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), and Pancras of Rome (289).