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Charbel Makhlouf

1828 - 1898

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Charbel Makhlouf, O.L.M. (Arabic: شربل مخلوف, May 8, 1828 – December 24, 1898), born Youssef Antoun Makhlouf and venerated as Saint Charbel, was a Maronite monk and priest from Lebanon. During his life, he obtained a wide reputation for holiness, and for his ability to unite Christians and Muslims. He is known among Lebanese Christians as the "Miracle Monk of Lebanon" because of the favours received through his intercession, especially after prayers are said at his tomb in the Monastery of Saint Maron in Annaya, Lebanon. He was beatified in 1965 and canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charbel Makhlouf has received more than 766,780 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Charbel Makhlouf is the 462nd most popular religious figure (down from 444th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 10th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 462 out of 2,238Before him are Beatrice Portinari, Pope Hyginus, Margaret Mary Alacoque, Pope John XIV, Zaynab bint Ali, and Dominic Savio. After him are Aloysius Gonzaga, Vincent of Saragossa, Pope Leo VII, Saint Menas, Pope Sisinnius, and Luigi Lucheni.

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Among people born in 1828, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 10Before him are Henrik Ibsen, Randal Cremer, Rani of Jhansi, Hippolyte Taine, Saigō Takamori, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. After him are Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Louise of the Netherlands, Albert Marth, Albert of Saxony, John Langdon Down, and Ferdinand Cohn. Among people deceased in 1898, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 6Before him are Otto von Bismarck, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, and Gustave Moreau. After him are Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, Johann Jakob Balmer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and John Newlands.

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Among people born in Lebanon, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 11 out of 138Before him are Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Ulpian (170), Porphyry (233), Michel Aoun (1935), and Pope Constantine (664). After him are Pope Sisinnius (650), Fairuz (1935), Christina of Bolsena (210), Rafic Hariri (1944), Amin Maalouf (1949), and Eusebius of Nicomedia (280).


Among religious figures born in Lebanon, Charbel Makhlouf ranks 3Before him are Saint Barbara (300) and Pope Constantine (664). After him are Pope Sisinnius (650), Christina of Bolsena (210), Eusebius of Nicomedia (280), Rashid Rida (1865), Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (1073), Frumentius (400), Pamphilus of Caesarea (240), Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940), and Nimatullah Kassab (1808).