Otto of Bamberg

1060 - 1139

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Otto of Bamberg (1060 or 1061 – 30 June 1139) was German missionary and papal legate who converted much of medieval Pomerania to Christianity. He was the bishop of Bamberg from 1102 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto of Bamberg has received more than 54,417 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Otto of Bamberg is the 954th most popular religious figure (up from 979th in 2019), the 1,338th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,428th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Otto of Bamberg ranks 954 out of 2,238Before him are 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As, Abu Hudhayfa ibn Utba, Melito of Sardis, Pietro Parolin, Antipope Innocent III, and Praxedes. After him are Paula of Rome, Ravi Shankar, Edith Cavell, Robert Sarah, Germanus I of Constantinople, and Mechtilde.

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Among people born in 1060, Otto of Bamberg ranks 3Before him are Godfrey of Bouillon and Baldwin II of Jerusalem. After him are Roger Borsa, Duncan II of Scotland, Godfrey I, Count of Louvain, Moses ibn Ezra, Alan IV, Duke of Brittany, Albert of Aix, Eustace III, Count of Boulogne, Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen, and Richard of Salerno. Among people deceased in 1139, Otto of Bamberg ranks 2Before him is Henry X, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Yaropolk II of Kiev, Magnus IV of Norway, Antipope Victor IV, Godfrey I, Count of Louvain, Sigurd Slembe, Godfrey I, Count of Namur, and Waleran, Duke of Lower Lorraine.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto of Bamberg ranks 1,338 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), Friedrich Maximilian Klinger (1752), Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (1828), Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1654), Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813), and Gertrude of Merania (1185). After him are Helmut Haller (1939), Annemarie Schimmel (1922), Gunter Sachs (1932), Karl Richter (1926), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), and August Hirt (1898).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Otto of Bamberg ranks 30Before him are Barbara Blomberg (1527), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), Severinus of Noricum (410), Gotthard of Hildesheim (960), Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744), and Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878). After him are Mechtilde (1241), Johann Eck (1486), Walter Kasper (1933), Henry of Latvia (1187), Rupert of Salzburg (650), and Günter Guillaume (1927).