1813 BC - 1638 BC

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Abraham (originally Abram) is the common Hebrew patriarch of the Abrahamic religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Judaism, he is the founding father of the special relationship between the Jews and God; in Christianity, he is the spiritual progenitor of all believers, whether Jewish or non-Jewish; and in Islam, he is a link in the chain of Islamic prophets that begins with Adam and culminates in Muhammad.The story of the life of Abraham as told in the narrative of the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible revolves around the themes of posterity and land. He is said to have been called by God to leave the house of his father Terah and settle in the land of Canaan, which God now promises to Abraham and his progeny. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham has received more than 13,148,998 page views. His biography is available in 160 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 152 in 2019). Abraham is the 5th most popular religious figure, the most popular biography from Iraq and the most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

Abraham is most famous for being the father of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religions.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 91.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 160

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 16.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Abrahams by language

Over the past year Abraham has had the most page views in the with 2,089,881 views, followed by Spanish (942,615), and Arabic (469,494). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (7,130.77%), Kannada (788.38%), and Chechen (650.77%)


Among religious figures, Abraham ranks 5 out of 3,187Before him are Muhammad, Jesus, Moses, and Saint Peter. After him are Martin Luther, Mary, mother of Jesus, Paul the Apostle, Pope Francis, Solomon, Saint Joseph, and John the Baptist.

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Among people born in 1813 BC, Abraham ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1638 BC, Abraham ranks 1

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Abraham ranks 1 out of 384After him are Saladin (1138), Hammurabi (-1810), Saddam Hussein (1937), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Sennacherib (-740), Ashurbanipal (-685), Al-Kindi (801), and Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Abraham ranks 1After him are Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Mani (216), Rabia of Basra (710), Ezra (-500), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Belshazzar (-600), Eber (-2038), Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), and Hillel the Elder (-110).