Rupert of Salzburg

650 - 710

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Rupert of Salzburg (German: Ruprecht, Latin: Robertus, Rupertus; c. 660 – 710 AD) was Bishop of Worms as well as the first Bishop of Salzburg and abbot of St. Peter's Abbey in Salzburg. He was a contemporary of the Frankish king Childebert III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rupert of Salzburg has received more than 110,655 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Rupert of Salzburg is the 1,056th most popular religious figure, the 1,492nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,479th in 2019) and the 37th most popular German Religious Figure.

Rupert of Salzburg was a medieval German Archbishop of Mainz and a scholar who wrote a chronicle of the world. He was most famous for writing a chronicle of the world in the 13th century.

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Over the past year Rupert of Salzburg has had the most page views in the with 18,285 views, followed by English (17,721), and Spanish (2,967). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (92.67%), Egyptian Arabic (73.08%), and Swahili (59.77%)


Among religious figures, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 1,056 out of 3,187Before him are Martin of Braga, George Syncellus, Mechtilde, Al-Qushayri, Mariano Rampolla, and Ram. After him are Guru Arjan, Thibaud Gaudin, Felix of Valois, Muslim ibn Aqil, William of Gellone, and Roger Etchegaray.

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Among people born in 650, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 11Before him are Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi, Chlothar III, Odo the Great, Jindeok of Silla, Childebert the Adopted, and Abdullah ibn Ja'far. After him are Muslim ibn Aqil, Pope Sisinnius, Reccared II, Ebroin, Mus'ab ibn al-Zubayr, and Bojang of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 710, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 4Before him are Saint Giles, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang, and Wittiza. After him are Shangguan Wan'er, Al-Akhtal al-Taghlibi, Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, and Adrian of Canterbury.

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Among people born in Germany, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 1,492 out of 7,253Before him are Armin Meiwes (1961), Nicolaus von Below (1907), Adolf Eugen Fick (1829), Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), and Hermine Reuss of Greiz (1887). After him are Else Lasker-Schüler (1869), Karl Korsch (1886), Wolf Biermann (1936), Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg (1617), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), and Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1572).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 37Before him are Henry of Latvia (1187), Günter Guillaume (1927), Walter Kasper (1933), Saint Afra (300), Johann Eck (1486), and Mechtilde (1241). After him are Arnold Janssen (1837), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1679), Berthold (1180), Johann Arndt (1555), and Regino of Prüm (842).