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1396 BC - 1274 BC

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According to Abrahamic religions, Aaron ( or ) was a prophet, a high priest, and the elder brother of Moses. Information about Aaron comes exclusively from religious texts such as the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament (Luke, Acts, and Hebrews), and the Quran. The Hebrew Bible relates that, unlike Moses, who grew up in the Egyptian royal court, Aaron and his elder sister Miriam remained with their kinsmen in the northeastern region of the Nile Delta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron has received more than 2,843,205 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia. Aaron is the 17th most popular religious figure (up from 20th in 2019), the most popular biography from Jordan and the most popular Jordanian Religious Figure.

Aaron is most famous for his contributions to the development of a new branch of mathematics known as set theory.

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    Languages Editions (L)

  • 19.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Aaron ranks 17 out of 2,238Before him are John the Baptist, Zoroaster, Saint Nicholas, Jacob, Pope John Paul II, and Francis of Assisi. After him are Isaac, Saint George, Saint Joseph, Andrew the Apostle, Elijah, and John Calvin.

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Among people born in 1396 BC, Aaron ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1274 BC, Aaron ranks 1After him are Miriam and Adad-nirari I.

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In Jordan

Among people born in Jordan, Aaron ranks 1 out of 44After him are Hussein of Jordan (1935), Al-Mansur (714), As-Saffah (722), Al-Mahdi (744), Menippus (-290), Abdullah II of Jordan (1962), Nicomachus (60), Philodemus (-110), Balak (null), Simon bar Giora (100), and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (1966).


Among religious figures born in Jordan, Aaron ranks 1After him are Al-Mansur (714), Phinehas (-1300), Fouad Twal (1940), and Maroun Elias Nimeh Lahham (1948).