Peter the Hermit

1050 - 1115

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Peter the Hermit (c. 1050 – 8 July 1115 or 1131), also known as Little Peter, Peter of Amiens (fr. Pierre d'Amiens) or Peter of Achères (fr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter the Hermit has received more than 624,054 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Peter the Hermit is the 536th most popular religious figure (down from 506th in 2019), the 574th most popular biography from France (down from 570th in 2019) and the 31st most popular French Religious Figure.

Peter the Hermit is most famous for leading a group of people on a crusade to the Holy Land.

Memorability Metrics

  • 620k

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  • 67.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Peter the Hermits by language

Over the past year Peter the Hermit has had the most page views in the with 85,653 views, followed by French (17,670), and German (12,832). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Serbo-Croatian (77.93%), Ukrainian (45.02%), and Malayalam (30.00%)


Among religious figures, Peter the Hermit ranks 536 out of 3,187Before him are Vincent Ferrer, Kane Tanaka, Gregory Palamas, Mary of Egypt, Pope Agapetus I, and Pope Stephen VI. After him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Luigi Lucheni, Djet, Saint Marinus, Radha, and Pope Stephen II.

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Among people born in 1050, Peter the Hermit ranks 5Before him are Hassan-i Sabbah, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Paschal II, and Michael VII Doukas. After him are Roscellinus, Frederick I, Duke of Swabia, Olaf III of Norway, Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Halsten Stenkilsson, Irnerius, and Walter Sans Avoir. Among people deceased in 1115, Peter the Hermit ranks 2Before him is Matilda of Tuscany. After him are Olav Magnusson of Norway, Adela of Flanders, Ivo of Chartres, Theodoric II, Duke of Lorraine, Oleg I of Chernigov, Gerberga, Countess of Provence, and Eight Deer Jaguar Claw.

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In France

Among people born in France, Peter the Hermit ranks 574 out of 6,770Before him are Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), Joseph Black (1728), Élisabeth of France (1764), Daniel Auber (1782), Alaric II (458), and Johnny Hallyday (1943). After him are Paul Bocuse (1926), Karl Brandt (1904), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), Luigi Lucheni (1873), and Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383).


Among religious figures born in France, Peter the Hermit ranks 31Before him are John Vianney (1786), Genevieve (423), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), Charles de Foucauld (1858), Rashi (1040), and Suger (1080). After him are Luigi Lucheni (1873), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Hugues de Payens (1074), Ansgar (801), Marcel Lefebvre (1905), and Pope Stephen IX (1020).