Thomas Wolsey

1473 - 1530

Thomas Wolsey

Thomas Wolsey (c. March 1473 – 29 November 1530) was an English archbishop, statesman and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. When Henry VIII became King of England in 1509, Wolsey became the King's almoner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Wolsey has received more than 2,311,179 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 744th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Thomas Wolsey ranks 745 out of 2,001Before him are Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Charles Spurgeon, Stanislaus of Szczepanów, Evagrius Ponticus, Tarasios of Constantinople, and John Harvard. After him are Mahapajapati Gotami, Albert of Brandenburg, Euphemia, William Tyndale, Agabus, and Mary of Bethany.

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Among people born in 1473, Thomas Wolsey ranks 4Before him are Nicolaus Copernicus, James IV of Scotland, and Oruç Reis. After him are Georg von Frundsberg, Cecilia Gallerani, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Hans Burgkmair, John Corvinus, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, and Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury. Among people deceased in 1530, Thomas Wolsey ranks 7Before him are Babur, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Andrea del Sarto, Quentin Matsys, Joanna la Beltraneja, and Maximilian Sforza. After him are Pêro da Covilhã, Judah Leon Abravanel, Jacopo Sannazaro, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Bramantino, and Properzia de' Rossi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wolsey ranks 716 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Spurgeon (1834), John Dunstaple (1390), Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), William Jones (1746), John Harvard (1607), and Terence Stamp (1938). After him are William Tyndale (1494), Roger Glover (1945), Gerard Butler (1969), Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796), Mary Anning (1799), and Stephen Gray (1666).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wolsey ranks 15Before him are John Knox (1514), Pope Adrian IV (1100), Willibrord (658), John Henry Newman (1801), Charles Spurgeon (1834), and John Harvard (1607). After him are William Tyndale (1494), Saint Malachy (1094), George Fox (1624), William Booth (1829), Frederick Fleet (1887), and Mary Ann Nichols (1845).

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