Paula of Rome

347 - 406

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Paula of Rome (AD 347–404) was an ancient Roman saint and early Desert Mother. A member of one of the richest senatorial families which claimed descent from Agamemnon, Paula was the daughter of Blesilla and Rogatus, from the great clan of the Furii Camilli. At the age of 16, Paula was married to the nobleman Toxotius, with whom she had four daughters, Blaesilla, Paulina, Eustochium, and Rufina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paula of Rome has received more than 69,910 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paula of Rome is the 979th most popular religious figure (down from 895th in 2019), the 1,496th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,333rd in 2019) and the 316th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Paula of Rome ranks 979 out of 2,272Before her are Joanna, wife of Chuza, John of Montecorvino, Hudson Taylor, Valentin Haüy, Jael, and Pietro Parolin. After her are Otto of Bamberg, Ascanio Sforza, Antipope Victor IV, Jacques Paul Migne, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam, and Mechtilde.

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Among people born in 347, Paula of Rome ranks 1After her are Porphyry of Gaza and Faustina. Among people deceased in 406, Paula of Rome ranks 3Before her are Radagaisus and Godigisel. After her is Gu Kaizhi.

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Among people born in Italy, Paula of Rome ranks 1,496 out of 4,088Before her are Miuccia Prada (1949), Philippe Buonarroti (1761), Pietro Parolin (1955), Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1810), Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1586), and Filippo Juvarra (1678). After her are Luigi Rossi (1597), Sebastiano Ricci (1659), Hermocrates (-500), Massimiliano Allegri (1967), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), and Ascanio Sforza (1455).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Paula of Rome ranks 316Before her are Praxedes (100), Agostino Casaroli (1914), Scipione Borghese (1577), Benedict the Moor (1526), John of Montecorvino (1246), and Pietro Parolin (1955). After her are Ascanio Sforza (1455), Antipope Victor IV (1010), Fausto Sozzini (1539), Eusebius of Vercelli (283), Gerolamo Emiliani (1486), and Henry Benedict Stuart (1725).