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Suger (French: [syʒɛʁ]; Latin: Sugerius; c. 1081 – 13 January 1151) was a French abbot, statesman, and historian. He once lived at the court of Pope Calixtus II in Maguelonne, France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suger has received more than 389,182 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Suger is the 522nd most popular religious figure (down from 470th in 2019), the 559th most popular biography from France (down from 497th in 2019) and the 30th most popular French Religious Figure.

Sugar is most famous for its sweet taste. It is also a carbohydrate and a source of energy.

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Among religious figures, Suger ranks 522 out of 3,187Before him are Saint Florian, Jehoshaphat, Saint Menas, Rashi, Tamar, and Abbas ibn Ali. After him are Desmond Tutu, Theodore of Amasea, Saint Rosalia, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Pope Zephyrinus, and John Climacus.

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Among people born in 1080, Suger ranks 3Before him are Pope Eugene III and Avempace. After him are Norbert of Xanten, Isidore the Laborer, Theresa, Countess of Portugal, Matilda of Scotland, Margaret Fredkulla, Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan, Sanai, Abu Hamid al-Gharnati, and Raymond du Puy. Among people deceased in 1151, Suger ranks 2Before him is Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. After him are Kim Bu-sik, Adeliza of Louvain, Alice of Antioch, Elvira of Castile, Countess of Toulouse, and George of Antioch.

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Among people born in France, Suger ranks 559 out of 6,770Before him are France Gall (1947), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Louise de La Vallière (1644), Maurice Utrillo (1883), Rashi (1040), and Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848). After him are Yolande de Polastron (1749), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Philippe Pinel (1745), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Auguste de Marmont (1774), and Bernard Tapie (1943).


Among religious figures born in France, Suger ranks 30Before him are Pope Nicholas II (990), John Vianney (1786), Genevieve (423), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), Charles de Foucauld (1858), and Rashi (1040). After him are Peter the Hermit (1050), Luigi Lucheni (1873), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Hugues de Payens (1074), Ansgar (801), and Marcel Lefebvre (1905).