Peter Faber

1506 - 1545

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Peter Faber, SJ (French: Pierre Lefevre or Favre, Latin: Petrus Faver) (13 April 1506 – 1 August 1546) was a Jesuit priest and theologian, who was also a co-founder of the Society of Jesus, along with Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Faber has received more than 233,272 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Peter Faber is the 971st most popular religious figure (up from 984th in 2019), the 1,561st most popular biography from France (up from 1,608th in 2019) and the 75th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Peter Faber ranks 971 out of 2,272Before him are Benedict the Moor, Juan Diego, Frumentius, Nadezhda von Meck, Pedro Casaldáliga, and Ibn Sa'd. After him are Günter Guillaume, Joanna, wife of Chuza, John of Montecorvino, Hudson Taylor, Valentin Haüy, and Jael.

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Among people born in 1506, Peter Faber ranks 5Before him are Francis Xavier, Louis II of Hungary, Hwang Jini, and Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi. After him are Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Luís of Portugal, Duke of Beja, and George Buchanan. Among people deceased in 1545, Peter Faber ranks 10Before him are Injong of Joseon, Sher Shah Suri, Elizabeth of Austria, Albert of Brandenburg, Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. After him are Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans, Nikola Jurišić, Louis X, Duke of Bavaria, Pietro Lando, and John Taverner.

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Among people born in France, Peter Faber ranks 1,561 out of 5,234Before him are Peter II, Duke of Bourbon (1438), Claude Jade (1948), Margaret of France, Queen of England (1282), Blaise de Vigenère (1523), Thoinot Arbeau (1520), and Hubert Robert (1733). After him are Emmanuelle Béart (1963), Raymond Roussel (1877), Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges (1830), Cécile Chaminade (1857), Barbara (1930), and Bertrand Tavernier (1941).


Among religious figures born in France, Peter Faber ranks 75Before him are Arnaud Amalric (1160), William Farel (1489), Sebastian Castellio (1515), Lothair II of Italy (1000), Hugh of Cluny (1024), and Odilo of Cluny (961). After him are Valentin Haüy (1745), Jacques Paul Migne (1800), Maurice de Sully (1110), Marcabru (1200), John of Matha (1150), and Raymonde de Laroche (1882).