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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 186,008 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Agabus is the 762nd most popular religious figure (up from 768th in 2019), the 364th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 367th in 2019) and the 55th most popular 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 762 out of 2,238Before him are Gemma Galgani, Mikao Usui, Abdullah ibn Saba', Sun Myung Moon, William of Gellone, and Hans Egede. After him are Eugen Sandow, Giuseppe Moscati, Sasan, József Mindszenty, Charles Spurgeon, and Nahor, son of Serug.

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Among people born in 100, Agabus ranks 19Before him are Justin Martyr, Ananias of Damascus, Philemon, Lydia of Thyatira, Cornelius the Centurion, and Philip the Evangelist. After him are Antipas of Pergamum, Simeon of Jerusalem, Mary the Jewess, Claudia Acte, Domitia Longina, and Saint Sabina. Among people deceased in 100, Agabus ranks 37Before him are Lydia of Thyatira, Cornelius the Centurion, Philip the Evangelist, Valerius Maximus, Papias of Hierapolis, and Mary of Bethany. After him are Mary the Jewess, Claudia Acte, Locusta, Joanna, wife of Chuza, Judas of Galilee, and Agrippa the Skeptic.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Agabus ranks 364 out of 1,301Before him are Gevherhan Sultan (1544), Cleitus the Black (-370), İbrahim Tatlıses (1952), Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300), Ahmad Khani (1650), and Artaphernes (-600). After him are Cornelius Castoriadis (1922), Chryses of Troy (null), Maria Laskarina (1206), Philetaerus (-340), Helenus (null), and Aristagoras (-600).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Agabus ranks 55Before him are Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Papias of Hierapolis (70), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), Euphemia (289), Expeditus (300), and Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300). After him are Mammes of Caesarea (259), Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), Ebussuud Efendi (1490), Athanasius the Athonite (920), Antipas of Pergamum (100), and Charalambos (87).