Simon Stock

1164 - 1265

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Simon Stock, O.Carm was an English Catholic priest who lived in the 13th century and was an early prior of the Carmelite order. The Blessed Virgin Mary is traditionally said to have appeared to him and given him the Carmelite habit, the Brown Scapular. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Stock has received more than 166,907 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Simon Stock is the 1,192nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,007th in 2019), the 1,405th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,154th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Simon Stock ranks 1,192 out of 2,238Before her are Ram, Shenoute, Procopius of Scythopolis, Clement Mary Hofbauer, Gregory V of Constantinople, and Nadezhda von Meck. After her are Abu Sa'id Abu'l-Khayr, Wim Hof, Alexander Schmorell, Renato Martino, Benedict Joseph Labre, and Hyacinth of Poland.

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Among people born in 1164, Simon Stock ranks 5Before her are Qasar, Sverker II of Sweden, Emperor Rokujō, and Frederick V, Duke of Swabia. After her is Margaret, Countess of Blois. Among people deceased in 1265, Simon Stock ranks 4Before her are Hulagu Khan, Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, and Doquz Khatun. After her are Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Kilij Arslan IV, Radu Negru, and Mubarak Shah.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Stock ranks 1,405 out of 7,765Before her are Gemma Jones (1942), Ken Russell (1927), Peter Mayhew (1944), William Sturgeon (1783), Stevie Young (1956), and Aphra Behn (1640). After her are Anne Perry (1938), Hugh Lofting (1886), Patrick Head (1946), William Caxton (1422), Andy Summers (1942), and John Guillermin (1925).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Simon Stock ranks 33Before her are Annie Chapman (1841), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Hudson Taylor (1832), Catherine Eddowes (1842), Keith O'Brien (1938), and Gildas (500). After her are John Ball (1338), Reginald Lee (1870), Oswald of Northumbria (604), John Smyth (1570), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), and John Nelson Darby (1800).