Primož Trubar

1508 - 1586

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Primož Trubar or Primus Truber (pronunciation ) (1508 – 28 June 1586) was a Slovene Protestant Reformer of the Lutheran tradition, mostly known as the author of the first Slovene language printed book, the founder and the first superintendent of the Protestant Church of the Duchy of Carniola, and for consolidating the Slovenian language. Trubar introduced The Reformation in Slovenia, leading the Austrian Habsburgs to wage the Counter-Reformation, which a small Protestant community survived. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Primož Trubar has received more than 92,184 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Primož Trubar is the 922nd most popular religious figure (down from 711th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Primož Trubar ranks 922 out of 2,272. Before him are Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur, Paolo Giovio, Sebastian Castellio, Abu Hudhayfa ibn Utba, Teobaldo Boccapecci, and Eutyches. After him are Simeon Stylites the Younger, Methodios I of Constantinople, Antipope John VIII, Alessandro Valignano, William Booth, and Walter Kasper.

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Among people born in 1508, Primož Trubar ranks 8Before him are Jane Seymour, Humayun, Nikola IV Zrinski, Pieter Aertsen, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley. After him are Marin Držić, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, and Gemma Frisius. Among people deceased in 1586, Primož Trubar ranks 8Before him are Margaret of Parma, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, and Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. After him are Philip Sidney, Birbal, Luis de Morales, Ignazio Danti, Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, and Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Primož Trubar ranks 19 out of 247. Before him are Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), Ivan Cankar (1876), Jernej Kopitar (1780), Borut Pahor (1963), Janez Janša (1958), and Santorio Santorio (1561). After him are Janez Drnovšek (1950), Thomas Luckmann (1927), Jacobus Gallus (1550), Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Nino Benvenuti (1938), and Anton Korošec (1872).


Among religious figures born in Slovenia, Primož Trubar ranks 1After him are Franc Rode (1934), Jurij Dalmatin (1547), and Aloysius Ambrozic (1930).