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Anastasia of Sirmium

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Saint Anastasia (died December 25 A.D. 304) is a Christian saint and martyr who died at Sirmium in the Roman province of Pannonia Secunda (modern Serbia). In the Eastern Orthodox Church, she is venerated as St. Anastasia the Pharmakolytria, i.e. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anastasia of Sirmium has received more than 319,157 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Anastasia of Sirmium is the 446th most popular religious figure (up from 480th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from Italy (up from 588th in 2019) and the 204th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Anastasia of Sirmium is most famous for being the first woman to be ordained as a deacon in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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Among religious figures, Anastasia of Sirmium ranks 446 out of 2,238Before her are Devadatta, Musa al-Kadhim, Pope Innocent I, Philomena, Pope Sabinian, and Pope Stephen II. After her are Hugues de Payens, Bruno of Cologne, Theodore of Amasea, Pope Telesphorus, Pope John III, and Pope Zephyrinus.

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Among people born in 281, Anastasia of Sirmium ranks 1After her is Theodore Stratelates. Among people deceased in 304, Anastasia of Sirmium ranks 3Before her are Saint Lucy and Philomena. After her are Vincent of Saragossa, Saint Florian, Christina of Bolsena, Pope Marcellinus, Pancras of Rome, Eulalia of Mérida, Euphemia, Juliana of Nicomedia, and Saint Afra.

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Among people born in Italy, Anastasia of Sirmium ranks 525 out of 4,668Before her are Maria Anna of Savoy (1803), Pope Innocent I (378), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), Propertius (-50), and Pope Stephen II (715). After her are Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Caterina Sforza (1463), Pope Telesphorus (100), Pope John III (520), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), and Giuliano Gemma (1938).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Anastasia of Sirmium ranks 204Before her are Pope Agapetus II (900), Pope-elect Stephen (700), Pope Boniface VI (800), Pope Hilarius (415), Pope Innocent I (378), and Pope Stephen II (715). After her are Pope Telesphorus (100), Pope John III (520), Pope Zephyrinus (150), Pope Stephen VIII (900), Beatrice Portinari (1265), and Pope John XIV (1000).