Saint Ursula

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Ursula (Latin for 'little she-bear') was a Romano-British virgin and martyr possibly of royal origin. She is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Ursula has received more than 800,135 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Saint Ursula is the 322nd most popular religious figure (down from 283rd in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 200th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Religious Figure.

Saint Ursula is most famous for being the patron saint of young girls. She was a British princess who was martyred with her 11,000 virgins in the 4th century.

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  • 800k

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  • 70.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among religious figures, Saint Ursula ranks 322 out of 3,187Before her are Cyprian, Pope Nicholas I, Joel, Pope Innocent I, Pope Alexander IV, and Saint Monica. After her are Pope Sixtus I, Muhammad al-Mahdi, Pope Gregory IV, Pope Victor III, Abd Allah ibn Abbas, and Bartholomew I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 400, Saint Ursula ranks 3Before her are Pope Celestine I, and Kālidāsa. After her are Merovech, Pope Zosimus, Olybrius, Vasubandhu, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Alexius of Rome, Ermanaric, Aspar, and Yazdegerd I. Among people deceased in 383, Saint Ursula ranks 2Before her is Gratian. After her are Ulfilas, Ardashir II, Frumentius, and Flavia Maxima Constantia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Saint Ursula ranks 189 out of 8,785Before her are Henry III of England (1207), Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), Peter O'Toole (1932), Robert the Bruce (1274), Tony Blair (1953), and Thomas Henry Huxley (1825). After her are Jason Statham (1967), Arthur Henderson (1863), Ken Loach (1936), Pete Townshend (1945), Arnold J. Toynbee (1889), and Mary Wollstonecraft (1759).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Saint Ursula ranks 2Before her are Saint Patrick (385). After her are Alcuin (735), Thomas Becket (1119), William Laud (1573), Edward the Confessor (1003), John Wesley (1703), John Knox (1514), Saint Walpurga (710), Saint Boniface (680), Thomas Wolsey (1473), and Pope Adrian IV (1100).