Reginald Pole

1500 - 1558

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Reginald Pole (12 March 1500 – 17 November 1558) was an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the last Roman Catholic archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office from 1556 to 1558, during the Counter-Reformation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reginald Pole has received more than 888,190 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Reginald Pole is the 1,191st most popular religious figure (down from 1,094th in 2019), the 1,459th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,318th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Reginald Pole ranks 1,191 out of 2,272Before him are Johannes Magnus, Julian of Norwich, Eulogius of Córdoba, Ludger, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, and Pedro Arrupe. After him are Albert Vanhoye, Flavian of Constantinople, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, Germanus of Auxerre, Guru Angad, and Carpocrates.

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Among people born in 1500, Reginald Pole ranks 20Before him are Al-Mutawakkil III, Afanasy Nikitin, Paris Bordone, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Francisco Serrão, and Elizabeth Blount. After him are Nuno Gonçalves, Fernão do Pó, Ruy López de Villalobos, Luis de Milán, Tielman Susato, and Francisco de Bobadilla. Among people deceased in 1558, Reginald Pole ranks 10Before him are Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Clément Janequin, Robert Recorde, and Johannes Bugenhagen. After him are Jean Fernel and Francisco de Sá de Miranda.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Reginald Pole ranks 1,459 out of 6,924Before him are Frederick Delius (1862), Mark Phillips (1948), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Angus Deaton (1945), Leonard Woolley (1880), and Robert Darwin (1766). After him are Glenda Jackson (1936), Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914), Kim Wilde (1960), Guy Pearce (1967), Simon Rattle (1955), and Ian Rush (1961).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Reginald Pole ranks 37Before him are Elizabeth Blount (1500), Roger Deakins (1949), Gildas (500), Keith O'Brien (1938), John Nelson Darby (1800), and Julian of Norwich (1342). After him are Oswald of Northumbria (604), Stephen Harding (1059), Cuthbert (635), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), Stephen Langton (1150), and John Smyth (1570).