951 - 1027

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Romuald (Latin: Romualdus; c. 951 – traditionally 19 June, c. 1025/27 AD) was the founder of the Camaldolese order and a major figure in the eleventh-century "Renaissance of eremitical asceticism". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romuald has received more than 132,734 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Romuald is the 769th most popular religious figure (down from 744th in 2019), the 1,041st most popular biography from Italy (down from 997th in 2019) and the 266th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Romuald is most famous for being a saint who was the founder of the Camaldolese Order of hermits.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Romuald has had the most page views in the with 20,545 views, followed by Italian (11,841), and Spanish (7,827). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Polish (78.95%), Basque (68.27%), and Latin (57.58%)


Among religious figures, Romuald ranks 769 out of 3,187Before him are Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, Margaret of Hungary, Sasan, Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, and John Henry Newman. After him are Zephaniah, Onesimus, Brother Roger, Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Anna Göldi, and Gerard of Csanád.

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Among people born in 951, Romuald ranks 3Before him are Henry II, Duke of Bavaria, and Gregory of Narek. After him is Arnulf, Count of Holland. Among people deceased in 1027, Romuald ranks 1After him are Richard III, Duke of Normandy, George I of Georgia, and Basil Boioannes.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Romuald ranks 1,041 out of 5,161Before him are Concino Concini (1575), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Gioffre Borgia (1481), Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431), and Ettore Scola (1931). After him are Frank Costello (1891), Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Nicola Porpora (1686), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), and Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Romuald ranks 266Before him are Pope Leo VIII (900), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Frances of Rome (1384), Juliana of Nicomedia (285), Saint Cajetan (1480), and Antipope Nicholas V (1260). After him are Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Gerard of Csanád (980), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Augustine of Canterbury (510), Hippolytus of Rome (170), and Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788).