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This page contains a list of the greatest Religious Figures. The pantheon dataset contains 2,238 Religious Figures, 1 of which were born in Palestine. This makes Palestine the birth place of the 99th most number of Religious Figures behind Algeria and Yemen.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Religious Figures of all time. This list of famous Religious Figures is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Jehoshaphat (-908 - -849)

With an HPI of 67.06, Jehoshaphat is the most famous Religious Figure.  His biography has been translated into 39 different languages on wikipedia.

Jehoshaphat (; alternatively spelled Jehosaphat, Josaphat, or Yehoshafat; Hebrew: יְהוֹשָׁפָט‎, Modern: Yəhōšafat, Tiberian: Yehōšāp̄āṭ, "Yahweh has judged"; Greek: Ἰωσαφάτ, romanized: Iosafát; Latin: Josaphat), according to 1 Kings 15:24, was the son of Asa, and the fourth king of the Kingdom of Judah, in succession to his father. His children included Jehoram, who succeeded him as king. His mother was Azubah. Historically, his name has sometimes been connected with the Valley of Josaphat.

Pantheon has 1 people classified as religious figures born between 908 BC and 908 BC. Of these 1, none of them are still alive today. The most famous deceased religious figures include Jehoshaphat.

Deceased Religious Figures

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