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Agabus (Greek: Ἄγαβος) was an early follower of Christianity mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as a prophet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agabus has received more than 167,411 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Agabus is the 769th most popular religious figure (down from 747th in 2019), the 367th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 345th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Agabus is most famous for predicting the famine that occurred in Jerusalem during the reign of Claudius.

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Among religious figures, Agabus ranks 769 out of 2,272Before him are Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, Antipope Philip, Cyriacus, Apollinaris of Laodicea, Saint Maurus, and Antipope John XVI. After him are Basilides, Andrea Amati, Nicholas of Flüe, Antipope Dioscorus, Anastasius of Persia, and Rashid Rida.

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Among people born in 100, Agabus ranks 19Before him are Thecla, Cornelius the Centurion, Lydia of Thyatira, Philemon, Mary the Jewess, and Philip the Evangelist. After him are Domitia Longina, Ananias of Damascus, Antipas of Pergamum, Agrippa the Skeptic, Aretaeus of Cappadocia, and Valentinus. Among people deceased in 100, Agabus ranks 38Before him are Mary of Bethany, Mary the Jewess, Judas of Galilee, Locusta, Philip the Evangelist, and Valerius Maximus. After him are Ananias of Damascus, Agrippa the Skeptic, Gaius Julius Civilis, Joanna, wife of Chuza, Marcus Ulpius Traianus the Elder, and Antonius Felix.

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Among people born in Turkey, Agabus ranks 367 out of 1,128Before him are Bar Hebraeus (1226), Thomas the Slav (800), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Sostratus of Cnidus (-290), Baldwin II, Latin Emperor (1217), and Kassia (810). After him are Ephorus (-400), Boris II of Bulgaria (931), Yolanda of Flanders (1175), Gülbahar Hatun (1429), Fatma Sultan (1605), and Muzafer Sherif (1906).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Agabus ranks 58Before him are Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), Theophilus of Antioch (140), Onesimus (1), Expeditus (300), Athanasius the Athonite (920), and Euphemia (289). After him are Mammes of Caesarea (259), Tarasios of Constantinople (730), Antipas of Pergamum (100), Paul of Samosata (200), Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300), and Theodore of Mopsuestia (350).