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Robert of Molesme

1024 - 1111

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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 70,404 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Robert of Molesme is the 644th most popular religious figure (up from 686th in 2019), the 778th most popular biography from France (up from 916th in 2019) and the 44th 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 644 out of 2,238Before him are Je Tsongkhapa, Basilios Bessarion, Billy Graham, Giulia Farnese, Benkei, and Zayd ibn Ali. After him are Tarcisio Bertone, John Cassian, Onuphrius, Malachi, Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, and Nachman of Breslov.

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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, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine, Hugh of Cluny, Matilda of Frisia, Gagik II of Armenia, and Richard I of Capua. 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, Roger Borsa, Antipope Sylvester IV, Berthold II, Duke of Swabia, and Otto II, Count of Habsburg.

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Among people born in France, Robert of Molesme ranks 778 out of 6,011Before him are Alfred de Vigny (1797), Françoise Dorléac (1942), Paul Doumer (1857), Louis the Blind (880), Raymond Queneau (1903), and Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754). After him are Louis Malle (1932), Oenomaus (-105), Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), Richard I of Normandy (933), Paul Vidal de La Blache (1845), and Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741).


Among religious figures born in France, Robert of Molesme ranks 44Before him are Louis de Montfort (1673), Catherine Labouré (1806), Jean Meslier (1664), Pope Stephen IX (1020), Célestin Freinet (1896), and Victor of Aveyron (1793). After him are Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Saint Remigius (437), Saint Eligius (588), Leonard of Noblac (496), Martin Bucer (1491), and Ivo of Kermartin (1253).