Stephen Harding

1059 - 1134

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Stephen Harding (French: Étienne Harding) (c. 1060 – 28 March 1134) was an English-born monk and abbot, who was one of the founders of the Cistercian Order. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Harding has received more than 65,180 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Stephen Harding is the 1,211th most popular religious figure (down from 1,018th in 2019), the 1,496th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,168th in 2019) and the 39th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Stephen Harding ranks 1,211 out of 2,272Before him are Shinran, Alfred Loisy, John IV of Constantinople, Oswald of Northumbria, Shenoute, and Nicholas of Japan. After him are Edward Schillebeeckx, Barsanuphius, Fouad Twal, Gregorio Barbarigo, Nicolaus Olahus, and Isidore of Kiev.

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Among people born in 1059, Stephen Harding ranks 2Before him is Fulcher of Chartres. After him is Henry, Duke of Lower Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1134, Stephen Harding ranks 7Before him are Norbert of Xanten, Alfonso the Battler, Magnus I of Sweden, Robert Curthose, Irene of Hungary, and Niels, King of Denmark.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stephen Harding ranks 1,496 out of 6,924Before him are Anthony Trollope (1815), Henry More (1614), Oswald of Northumbria (604), Joseph Bell (1837), Arthur Rackham (1867), and John Collier (1850). After him are Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Herbert Kilpin (1870), Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (1373), Peter Barlow (1776), Gemma Jones (1942), and Ralph Richardson (1902).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Stephen Harding ranks 39Before him are Gildas (500), Keith O'Brien (1938), John Nelson Darby (1800), Julian of Norwich (1342), Reginald Pole (1500), and Oswald of Northumbria (604). After him are Cuthbert (635), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), Stephen Langton (1150), John Smyth (1570), Dunstan (909), and Malo (487).