Robert of Molesme

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Robert of Molesme (1028 – 17 April 1111) was an abbot, one of the founders of the Cistercian Order and is honored as a Christian saint. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert of Molesme has received more than 50,891 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert of Molesme is the 687th most popular religious figure (down from 647th in 2019), the 919th most popular biography from France (down from 845th in 2019) and the 45th most popular French Religious Figure.

Robert of Molesme was a French monk who founded the abbey of Molesme in 1075. He was most famous for his reform of the Benedictine Order.

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Among religious figures, Robert of Molesme ranks 687 out of 2,272Before him are Malachi, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Hillel the Elder, Piruz Nahavandi, and Antipope Anacletus II. After him are Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, Gemma Galgani, Emma Morano, Jacob Frank, and Al-Nasa'i.

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Among people born in 1024, Robert of Molesme ranks 2Before him is Magnus the Good. After him are Iziaslav I of Kiev, Hugh of Cluny, Matilda of Frisia, and William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine. Among people deceased in 1111, Robert of Molesme ranks 3Before him are Al-Ghazali and Bohemond I of Antioch. After him are Robert II, Count of Flanders, Antipope Sylvester IV, and Roger Borsa.

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Among people born in France, Robert of Molesme ranks 919 out of 5,234Before him are Maria Malibran (1808), Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1766), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518), Bruno Latour (1947), and Vincent Cassel (1966). After him are Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine (1670), Jean Anouilh (1910), Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), Michèle Mercier (1939), Ève Curie (1904), and Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763).


Among religious figures born in France, Robert of Molesme ranks 45Before him are Charles de Foucauld (1858), Pope Stephen IX (1020), Célestin Freinet (1896), Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Catherine Labouré (1806), and Ivo of Kermartin (1253). After him are Martin Bucer (1491), Saint Remigius (437), William of Gellone (750), Louise de Marillac (1591), Jean-Louis Tauran (1943), and La Voisin (1640).