Saint Cajetan

1480 - 1547

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Gaetano dei Conti di Thiene (6 October 1480 – 7 August 1547), known as Saint Cajetan, was an Italian Catholic priest and religious reformer, co-founder of the Theatines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Cajetan has received more than 295,625 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Saint Cajetan is the 668th most popular religious figure (down from 625th in 2019), the 895th most popular biography from Italy (down from 824th in 2019) and the 262nd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Saint Cajetan is most famous for being the founder of the Theatines.

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Among religious figures, Saint Cajetan ranks 668 out of 2,272Before him are Erasmus of Formia, Lydia of Thyatira, 6th Dalai Lama, Philemon, Hans Egede, and Eli. After him are Frances of Rome, Itzhak Stern, Saint Malachy, Sa'id bin Zayd, Margot Frank, and Yasuke.

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Among people born in 1480, Saint Cajetan ranks 10Before him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Georg Faust, Lorenzo Lotto, Salaì, and Joachim Patinir. After him are Götz von Berlichingen, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Palma Vecchio, and Dosso Dossi. Among people deceased in 1547, Saint Cajetan ranks 6Before him are Henry VIII of England, Hernán Cortés, Francis I of France, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, and Vittoria Colonna. After him are Sebastiano del Piombo, Pietro Bembo, Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Marie of Luxembourg, Countess of Vendôme, and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Saint Cajetan ranks 895 out of 4,088Before him are Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (-84), Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans (1810), Donatella Versace (1955), Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751), Bartolomeo Eustachi (1500), and François Grimaldi (1201). After him are Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Isabella Rossellini (1952), Giambattista della Porta (1535), Frances of Rome (1384), Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), and Julia (-76).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Saint Cajetan ranks 262Before him are Tarcisio Bertone (1934), Pope Leo V (870), Angelo Sodano (1927), Romuald (951), John of Capistrano (1386), and Pope Leo VIII (900). After him are Frances of Rome (1384), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Gemma Galgani (1878), Emma Morano (1899), Antipope Boniface VII (1000), and Antipope Ursicinus (400).