Andrew the Apostle

6 BC - 70

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Andrew the Apostle (Koinē Greek: Ἀνδρέας, romanized: Andréas [anˈdre.aːs̠]; Latin: Andreas [än̪ˈd̪reː.äːs]; Aramaic: אַנדּרֵאוָס; Classical Syriac: ܐܰܢܕ݁ܪܶܐܘܳܣ, romanized: ʾAnd'reʾwās), also called Saint Andrew, was an apostle of Jesus. According to the New Testament, he was a fisherman and one of the Twelve Apostles chosen by Jesus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew the Apostle has received more than 3,124,520 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrew the Apostle is the 20th most popular religious figure (up from 22nd in 2019). (up from 8th in 2019)

Andrew is most famous for being the brother of Peter, who was one of Jesus' disciples. He was also a disciple of Jesus and was one of the first to follow him.

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  • 88

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  • 14.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Andrew the Apostle has had the most page views in the with 472,356 views, followed by Russian (210,315), and Spanish (201,665). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Romanian (7,278.92%), Malagasy (213.72%), and Lombard (125.46%)


Among religious figures, Andrew the Apostle ranks 20 out of 3,187Before him are Tutankhamun, Jacob, Aaron, Pope John Paul II, Francis of Assisi, and Saint George. After him are Isaac, Elijah, John Calvin, Ali, Samson, and Mary Magdalene.

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Among people born in 6 BC, Andrew the Apostle ranks 1 Among people deceased in 70, Andrew the Apostle ranks 1After him are Jude the Apostle, Columella, Emperor Suinin, Yohanan ben Zakkai, and Simon bar Giora.

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