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Paul Marcinkus

1922 - 2006

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Paul Casimir Marcinkus (; January 15, 1922 – February 20, 2006) was an American archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church and president of the Institute for the Works of Religion, commonly known as the Vatican Bank, from 1971 to 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Marcinkus has received more than 262,880 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Paul Marcinkus is the 1,088th most popular religious figure (down from 992nd in 2019), the 1,970th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,759th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Paul Marcinkus ranks 1,088 out of 2,238Before him are Suhayb ar-Rumi, Guru Arjan, Franz Jägerstätter, Vincent of Lérins, Johann Arndt, and Fidelis of Sigmaringen. After him are Maria Schicklgruber, Pope Peter I of Alexandria, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Shaykh Tusi, Isidore of Pelusium, and Cassian of Imola.

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Among people born in 1922, Paul Marcinkus ranks 97Before him are Paul Scofield, Árpád Göncz, Yvonne De Carlo, Salvatore Giuliano, Yuri Averbakh, and Jean-Pierre Rampal. After him are Hussein Onn, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Carlos Andrés Pérez, Alistair MacLean, Michael Ventris, and José Froilán González. Among people deceased in 2006, Paul Marcinkus ranks 78Before him are Hassan Gouled Aptidon, María Capovilla, Aaron Spelling, Ferenc Bene, Ryutaro Hashimoto, and David Bronstein. After him are Billy Preston, Telê Santana, Sven Nykvist, Peter Benchley, Jane Jacobs, and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Marcinkus ranks 1,970 out of 18,182Before him are Mark W. Clark (1896), Mandy Patinkin (1952), Christopher A. Sims (1942), Bo Diddley (1928), Liberace (1919), and Linda Evans (1942). After him are Ian Somerhalder (1978), Elizabeth George (1949), Donna Reed (1921), Thomas Mitchell (1892), Neil Patrick Harris (1973), and Susan Atkins (1948).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Paul Marcinkus ranks 10Before him are Billy Graham (1918), Pat Garrett (1850), Rose Kennedy (1890), William Miller (1782), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), and Lillian Asplund (1906). After him are Henry Molaison (1926), Jesse Livermore (1877), Marie Laveau (1801), William M. Branham (1909), Raymond Franz (1922), and Angelo Dundee (1921).