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In the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament, Amos (; Hebrew: עָמוֹס – ʿĀmōs) was one of the Twelve Minor Prophets. An older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, Amos was active c. 760–755 BCE during the rule of kings Jeroboam II of Israel and Uzziah of Judah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amos has received more than 124,416 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 42 in 2019). Amos is the 241st most popular religious figure (down from 232nd in 2019). (up from 7th in 2019)

Amos is most famous for prophesying the destruction of Israel.

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Among religious figures, Amos ranks 241 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Fabian, Ignatius of Antioch, Maximilian Kolbe, Pope Damasus I, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib, and Demetrius of Thessaloniki. After him are Pope Adrian II, Ezra, Irenaeus, Pope Nicholas I, Joseph of Arimathea, and Zechariah.

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Among people born in 800 BC, Amos ranks 5Before him are Homer, Hesiod, Isaiah, and Lycurgus of Sparta. After him are Hezekiah, Manasseh of Judah, Esarhaddon, Hoshea, Achaemenes, Jotham of Judah, and Titus Tatius. Among people deceased in 745 BC, Amos ranks 1After him is Kashta.

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