Charbel Makhlouf

1828 - 1898

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Charbel Makhlouf, O.L.M. (May 8, 1828 – December 24, 1898), also known as Saint Charbel Makhlouf or Sharbel Maklouf, was a Maronite monk and priest from Lebanon. During his life he obtained a wide reputation for holiness and he has been canonized by the Catholic Church. He is known among Lebanese Christians as the "Miracle Monk of Lebanon." His followers say they call him this because of the miraculous healings they receive in answer to prayers to him, especially those said at his tomb, and for his ability to unite Christians and Muslims. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charbel Makhlouf has received more than 600,913 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Charbel Makhlouf is the 445th most popular religious figure (up from 508th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lebanese Religious Figure.

Charbel Makhlouf is most famous for being a Lebanese singer and actor.

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Among religious figures, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 445 out of 2,272Before him are Simon Magus, Jehoshaphat, Pope Stephen III, Pope John VI, Pope Marinus I, and 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf. After him are Parascheva of the Balkans, Pope John XVII, Eber, Pope Adrian III, Hugues de Payens, and Denis.

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Among people born in 1828, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 9Before him are Henrik Ibsen, Henry Dunant, Rani of Jhansi, Saigō Takamori, Hippolyte Taine, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. After him are Randal Cremer, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, John Langdon Down, Louise of the Netherlands, Joseph Swan, and Albert of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1898, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 7Before him are Otto von Bismarck, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, and Johann Jakob Balmer. After him are Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, William Ewart Gladstone, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Charles Garnier.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 10 out of 119Before him are Severus Alexander (208), Michel Aoun (1935), Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Porphyry (233), and Rafic Hariri (1944). After him are Christina of Bolsena (210), Fairuz (1935), Ulpian (170), Amin Maalouf (1949), Émile Lahoud (1936), and Hiram I (-1000).


Among religious figures born in Lebanon, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 2Before him are Saint Barbara (300). After him are Christina of Bolsena (210), Eusebius of Nicomedia (280), Rashid Rida (1865), Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (1073), Pamphilus of Caesarea (240), Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940), Frumentius (400), Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir (1920), Nimatullah Kassab (1808), and Aram I (1947).