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Roger Etchegaray

1922 - 2019

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Roger Marie Élie Etchegaray (French pronunciation: [ʁɔʒe ɛtʃɛɡaʁaj]; 25 September 1922 – 4 September 2019) was a French cardinal of the Catholic Church. Etchegaray served as the Archbishop of Marseille from 1970 to 1985 before entering the Roman Curia, where he served as President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (1984–1998) and President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (1984–1995). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Etchegaray has received more than 142,782 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Roger Etchegaray is the 922nd most popular religious figure (down from 809th in 2019), the 1,440th most popular biography from France (down from 1,240th in 2019) and the 71st most popular French Religious Figure.

Roger Etchegaray is most famous for his work with the French Resistance during World War II.

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Among religious figures, Roger Etchegaray ranks 922 out of 2,238Before him are Ignatios of Constantinople, Sabellius, Peter of Verona, Valentin Haüy, Qasim ibn Muhammad, and Alexandre José Maria dos Santos. After him are Agostino Casaroli, William Farel, Donatus Magnus, Shirali Muslimov, Felix of Cantalice, and Stefan Wyszyński.

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Among people born in 1922, Roger Etchegaray ranks 75Before him are Denholm Elliott, María Casares, Luis Echeverría, Ralph H. Baer, Ugo Tognazzi, and Mao Anying. After him are Enrico Berlinguer, Arthur Penn, Karl-Otto Apel, Annemarie Schimmel, Elmer Bernstein, and Abdul Razak Hussein. Among people deceased in 2019, Roger Etchegaray ranks 67Before him are Prem Tinsulanonda, Michel Serres, Zhores Alferov, Luke Perry, Yury Luzhkov, and Danny Aiello. After him are Paul Greengard, Fernando de la Rúa, Valery Bykovsky, Vladimir Bukovsky, Stanley Donen, and Jessye Norman.

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Among people born in France, Roger Etchegaray ranks 1,440 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753), Laurent Schwartz (1915), Gabriel Bonnot de Mably (1709), Louis I, Count of Flanders (1304), Victorien Sardou (1831), and Jean Clouet (1480). After him are Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840), Édouard Lucas (1842), Henri Dutilleux (1916), William Farel (1489), François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818), and Dominique Sanda (1948).


Among religious figures born in France, Roger Etchegaray ranks 71Before him are Lothair II of Italy (1000), Pierre Cauchon (1371), Louise de Marillac (1591), Jeanne Guyon (1648), Humbert of Silva Candida (1000), and Valentin Haüy (1745). After him are William Farel (1489), Sebastian Castellio (1515), Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517), Arnaud Amalric (1160), John of Matha (1150), and Marcabru (1200).