Robert de Sorbon

1201 - 1274

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Robert de Sorbon (French: [sɔʁbɔ̃]; 9 October 1201 – 15 August 1274) was a French theologian, the chaplain of Louis IX of France, and founder of the Sorbonne college in Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert de Sorbon has received more than 82,225 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Robert de Sorbon is the 785th most popular religious figure (down from 760th in 2019), the 1,062nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,032nd in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Religious Figure.

Robert de Sorbon was a French theologian and university founder. He was most famous for founding the University of Paris in 1253.

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Over the past year Robert de Sorbon has had the most page views in the with 13,537 views, followed by French (11,513), and Russian (4,127). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Serbian (75.06%), Mongolian (67.74%), and Catalan (60.00%)


Among religious figures, Robert de Sorbon ranks 785 out of 3,187Before him are Nectarios of Aegina, Hemma of Gurk, Jean Mabillon, József Mindszenty, Expeditus, and Philip the Evangelist. After him are Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, William Tyndale, Augustine of Canterbury, Athenagoras of Athens, and Anastasius of Persia.

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Among people born in 1201, Robert de Sorbon ranks 6Before him are Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Daniel of Galicia, Theobald I of Navarre, Baiju, and François Grimaldi. After him are John I of Sweden, Butvydas, Al-Baydawi, Robert I, Latin Emperor, Kebek, and Emperor Mo of Jin. Among people deceased in 1274, Robert de Sorbon ranks 4Before him are Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, and Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. After him are Henry I of Navarre, Emperor Duzong, Wonjong of Goryeo, Prince Munetaka, and Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.

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Among people born in France, Robert de Sorbon ranks 1,062 out of 6,770Before him are Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), Jean Mabillon (1632), Maurice Ronet (1927), Léon Bonnat (1833), Richard Avenarius (1843), and Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001). After him are Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Aimé Bonpland (1773), Joseph Liouville (1809), Pierre Larousse (1817), Madame de Brinvilliers (1630), and Lazare Hoche (1768).


Among religious figures born in France, Robert de Sorbon ranks 54Before him are Lucile Randon (1904), Ivo of Kermartin (1253), Saint Eligius (588), Martin Bucer (1491), Leonard of Noblac (496), and Jean Mabillon (1632). After him are Odile of Alsace (662), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Arnulf of Metz (582), Jean-Louis Tauran (1943), Louise de Marillac (1591), and Philipp Spener (1635).