Anthony the Great

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Anthony the Great

Anthony or Antony the Great (Greek: Ἀντώνιος Antṓnios; Latin: Antonius; Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲁⲛⲧⲱⲛⲓ; c. 12 January 251 – 17 January 356), was a Christian monk from Egypt, revered since his death as a saint. He is distinguished from other saints named Anthony such as Anthony of Padua, by various epithets of his own: Saint Anthony, Anthony of Egypt, Antony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite, and Anthony of Thebes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony the Great has received more than 902,663 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 56th most popular religious figure.

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  • 78.32

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  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Anthony the Great ranks 58 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Pius XI, Jerome, Isaiah, Pope Pius IX, Joshua, and Saint Anne. After him are Hildegard of Bingen, Samuel, Saint Lucy, Philip the Apostle, Girolamo Savonarola, and Martin of Tours.

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Among people born in 251, Anthony the Great ranks 1 Among people deceased in 356, Anthony the Great ranks 1After him is Vetranio.

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Among people born in Egypt, Anthony the Great ranks 14 out of 432Before him are Hypatia (350), Yasser Arafat (1929), Amenhotep III (-1403), Origen (185), Hatshepsut (-1507), and Joshua (-1355). After him are Plotinus (203), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Rudolf Hess (1894), Imhotep (-2800), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Catherine of Alexandria (287).