New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Venantius Fortunatus

530 - 609

Photo of Venantius Fortunatus

Icon of person Venantius Fortunatus

Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus (c. 530 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Venantius Fortunatus has received more than 118,645 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Venantius Fortunatus is the 771st most popular writer (up from 878th in 2019), the 925th most popular biography from Italy (up from 973rd in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Italian Writer.

Venantius Fortunatus was a Latin poet and bishop of Poitiers in the 6th century. He is most famous for his poem "Pange Lingua Gloriosi" which is a hymn to the Eucharist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Venantius Fortunatuses by language


Among writers, Venantius Fortunatus ranks 771 out of 5,755Before him are Colleen McCullough, Yanka Kupala, Diana Wynne Jones, Stephen Covey, Ingeborg Bachmann, and Marie de France. After him are Cesare Pavese, George Steiner, Joseph of Anchieta, Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur, Maurice Druon, and André Chénier.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 530, Venantius Fortunatus ranks 3Before him are Pope Sabinian and Alboin. After him are Sophia, Waldrada, and Goiswintha. Among people deceased in 609, Venantius Fortunatus ranks 1After him is Tassilo I of Bavaria.

Others Born in 530

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 609

Go to all Rankings

In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Venantius Fortunatus ranks 925 out of 4,668Before him are Clementia of Hungary (1293), Carlo Carrà (1881), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Nina Ricci (1883), Julia (-76), and David Sassoli (1956). After him are Rocco Siffredi (1964), Cesare Pavese (1908), Eleonora Gonzaga (1630), Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431), Francesca Caccini (1587), and Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Venantius Fortunatus ranks 63Before him are Giosuè Carducci (1835), Giambattista Basile (1566), Pietro Bembo (1470), Epicharmus of Kos (-524), Marie Mancini (1639), and Natalia Ginzburg (1916). After him are Cesare Pavese (1908), Italo Svevo (1861), Arrigo Boito (1842), Theognis of Megara (-570), Emilio Salgari (1862), and Stesichorus (-630).