Andrew the Apostle

6 BC - 70

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Andrew the Apostle (Greek: Ἀνδρέας Andreas; Aramaic: ܐܢܕܪܐܘܣ), also called Saint Andrew, was an apostle of Jesus according to the New Testament. He is the brother of Simon Peter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew the Apostle has received more than 2,330,131 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Andrew the Apostle is the 26th most popular religious figure (down from 25th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Israel (up from 11th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

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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Among religious figures, Andrew the Apostle ranks 26 out of 2,272Before him are Aaron, Ali, Saint Joseph, Abu Bakr, Pope Benedict XVI, and Mary Magdalene. After him are Saint Nicholas, James, son of Zebedee, Jonah, Matthew the Apostle, Pope John Paul I, and John the Apostle.

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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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Among people born in Israel, Andrew the Apostle ranks 10 out of 389Before him are John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Ramesses II (-1303), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), and Mary Magdalene (-10). After him are James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), Herod the Great (-73), John the Apostle (6), and Isaac (-1900).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Andrew the Apostle ranks 9Before him are Saint Peter (-1), John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), and Mary Magdalene (-10). After him are James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), John the Apostle (6), Isaac (-1900), and Bartholomew the Apostle (-100).