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Stigand (died 1072) was an Anglo-Saxon churchman in pre-Norman Conquest England who became Archbishop of Canterbury. His birth date is unknown, but by 1020 he was serving as a royal chaplain and advisor. He was named Bishop of Elmham in 1043, and was later Bishop of Winchester and Archbishop of Canterbury. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stigand has received more than 180,907 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Stigand is the 2,652nd most popular religious figure (down from 2,094th in 2019), the 4,968th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,955th in 2019) and the 109th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Stigand ranks 2,652 out of 2,238Before him are Mike Bossy, John Onaiyekan, John Dew, Youssef Rzouga, Aleksandr Kurlovich, and John Ribat. After him are Charles Coughlin, Epiphanius I of Ukraine, Sérgio da Rocha, Katharine Drexel, Emmanuel Wamala, and Timothy M. Dolan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stigand ranks 4,968 out of 7,765Before him are Stephen Mangan (1968), Jermain Defoe (1982), Antony Tudor (1908), Ken Hughes (1922), Catherine Tate (1968), and Tony Woodcock (1955). After him are Andrew Robertson (1994), John Evan (1948), Guy Pratt (1962), Sajid Javid (1969), Andy Auld (1900), and Daniel Levy (1962).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Stigand ranks 109Before him are Basil Hume (1923), J. I. Packer (1926), Alkmund of Derby (800), William Morgan (1547), John Ogilvie (1579), and William Dunbar (1460). After him are Saint Piran (null), Herbert Vaughan (1832), Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800), John Keble (1792), Cahal Daly (1917), and Andrew Flintoff (1977).