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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 109,029 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Romuald is the 720th most popular religious figure (down from 643rd in 2019), the 1,000th most popular biography from Italy (down from 846th in 2019) and the 265th 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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Among religious figures, Romuald ranks 720 out of 2,238Before him are Philip the Evangelist, Ivo of Kermartin, La Voisin, Melania the Younger, Antipope Nicholas V, and Josephine Bakhita. After him are Therese Neumann, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, John the Merciful, Umm Kulthum bint Ali, Onesimus, and Nectarios of Aegina.

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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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Among people born in Italy, Romuald ranks 1,000 out of 4,668Before him are Francesco Cossiga (1928), Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Antonio Tabucchi (1943), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), and Valerius Maximus (-100). After him are Ibycus (-600), Franco Columbu (1941), Liutprand of Cremona (922), Luigi Riva (1944), Mirella Freni (1935), and Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan (1470).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Romuald ranks 265Before him are Antipope Ursicinus (400), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Frances of Rome (1384), Hippolytus of Rome (170), Melania the Younger (383), and Antipope Nicholas V (1260). After him are Emma Morano (1899), Andrea Amati (1505), Saint Cajetan (1480), Antipope Boniface VII (1000), Angela of Foligno (1248), and Saint Susanna (280).