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 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 72,717 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Rupert of Salzburg is the 881st most popular religious figure (down from 794th in 2019), the 1,168th most popular biography from Germany (down from 247th in 2019) and the 26th 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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Among religious figures, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 881 out of 2,272Before him are Carlo Maria Martini, Peter of Alcantara, Qasim ibn Muhammad, Didymus the Blind, 11th Dalai Lama, and Junípero Serra. After him are Humbert of Silva Candida, Zeno of Verona, Arnaud Amalric, Sabellius, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, and Lillian Asplund.

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Among people born in 650, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 9Before him are Pope Sisinnius, Chlothar III, Dagobert II, Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi, Odo the Great, and Childebert the Adopted. After him are Jindeok of Silla, Abdallah ibn Sa'd, Bojang of Goguryeo, Reccared II, Ebroin, and John of Nikiû. Among people deceased in 710, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 4Before him are Emperor Zhongzong of Tang, Saint Giles, and Wittiza. After him are Kakinomoto no Hitomaro and Al-Akhtal al-Taghlibi.

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Among people born in Germany, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 1,168 out of 5,289Before him are Andreas Brehme (1960), Hermann Graf (1912), Ernst vom Rath (1909), Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden (1790), Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden (1755), and Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851). After him are Jupp Derwall (1927), Heinz Lammerding (1905), Gerda Christian (1913), Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock (1911), Ferdinand Ries (1784), and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange (1751).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Rupert of Salzburg ranks 26Before him are Albert of Brandenburg (1490), Nicolaus Zinzendorf (1700), Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), Conrad Schumann (1942), Bruno of Querfurt (970), and Barbara Blomberg (1527). After him are Severinus of Noricum (410), Walter Kasper (1933), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), Johann Eck (1486), Johann Arndt (1555), and Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577).