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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 529,951 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Peter the Hermit is the 493rd most popular religious figure (down from 417th in 2019), the 570th most popular biography from France (down from 469th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular French Religious Figure.

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

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Among religious figures, Peter the Hermit ranks 493 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Spyridon, Antipope Clement VII, Ansgar, Pope Silverius, Ahmed Yassin, and Korah. After him are Pope Stephen I, Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, Saint Eustace, Eric IX of Sweden, and Jethro.

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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, Halsten Stenkilsson, Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Olaf III of Norway, Walter Sans Avoir, and Irnerius. Among people deceased in 1115, Peter the Hermit ranks 2Before him is Matilda of Tuscany. After him are Adela of Flanders, Olav Magnusson of Norway, Ivo of Chartres, Oleg I of Chernigov, Gerberga, Countess of Provence, and Eight Deer Jaguar Claw.

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Among people born in France, Peter the Hermit ranks 570 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Sabatier (1854), Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), Richard Clayderman (1953), and Henrietta Maria of France (1609). After him are Syagrius (430), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), François Arago (1786), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Paul Dukas (1865), and Roger I of Sicily (1031).


Among religious figures born in France, Peter the Hermit ranks 32Before him are Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), Luigi Lucheni (1873), John Vianney (1786), Rashi (1040), Antipope Clement VII (1342), and Ansgar (801). After him are Charles de Foucauld (1858), Pope Nicholas II (990), Peter Waldo (1140), Clotilde (475), Marcel Lefebvre (1905), and Louis de Montfort (1673).