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Joseph ben Caiaphas (; c. 14 BC – c. 46 AD), known simply as Caiaphas (Hebrew: יוֹסֵף בַּר קַיָּפָא, romanized: Yōsēf bar Qayyāfā; Koinē Greek: Καϊάφας, romanized: Kaïáphas [ka.iˈa.ɸas]) in the New Testament, was the Jewish high priest who, according to the gospels, organized a plot to kill Jesus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Caiaphas has received more than 1,406,545 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Caiaphas is the 213th most popular religious figure (up from 226th in 2019).

Caiaphas is most famous for being the high priest who presided over the trial of Jesus.

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  • 41

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  • 7.12

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Among religious figures, Caiaphas ranks 213 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Matthias, Pope Sixtus IV, Pope Linus, Pope Lucius I, Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib, and Tomás de Torquemada. After him are Irenaeus, Rabia of Basra, Pope Innocent VII, Pope Fabian, Pope Urban I, and Pope Benedict IX.

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Among people born in 18, Caiaphas ranks 1After him are Julia Livilla and Daru of Baekje. Among people deceased in 100, Caiaphas ranks 12Before him are Saint Anne, Josephus, Salome, Zechariah, Elizabeth, and John the Evangelist. After him are Longinus, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Barabbas, Zacchaeus, and Apollonius of Tyana.

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