1813 BC - 1638 BC

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Abraham (originally Abram) is the common 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, Jewish or gentile (non-Jewish); and in Islam he is a link in the chain of prophets that begins with Adam and culminates in Muhammad.His life, told in the narrative in the Book of Genesis, revolves around the themes of posterity and land. Abraham is 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 9,817,862 page views. His biography is available in 144 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 140 in 2019). Abraham is the 5th most popular religious figure (up from 6th in 2019), 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.

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  • 9.8M

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  • 93.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 144

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 16.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Abraham ranks 5 out of 2,272Before him are Muhammad, Jesus, Martin Luther, and Moses. After him are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Peter, Paul the Apostle, Pope Francis, John the Baptist, Zoroaster, and Pope John Paul II.

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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 300After him are Saladin (1138), Hammurabi (-1810), Saddam Hussein (1937), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Ibn al-Haytham (965), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Mani (216), Al-Kindi (801), and Ashurbanipal (-685).

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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), Belshazzar (-600), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Idris (-3500), Ezra (-500), Hasan al-Askari (846), and Junayd of Baghdad (830).