Cyril of Alexandria

376 - 444

Cyril of Alexandria

Cyril of Alexandria (Greek: Κύριλλος Ἀλεξανδρείας; Coptic: Ⲡⲁⲡⲁ Ⲕⲩⲣⲓⲗⲗⲟⲩ ⲁ̅ also ⲡⲓ̀ⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ Ⲕⲓⲣⲓⲗⲗⲟⲥ; c. 376 – 444) was the Patriarch of Alexandria from 412 to 444. He was enthroned when the city was at the height of its influence and power within the Roman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyril of Alexandria has received more than 538,837 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular physician.

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  • 60

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  • 3.06

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Among physicians, Cyril of Alexandria ranks 15 out of 438Before him are Robert Koch, Albert Schweitzer, Edward Jenner, Andreas Vesalius, Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, and William Harvey. After him are Alois Alzheimer, Cesare Lombroso, Nestorius, Pedanius Dioscorides, Ignaz Semmelweis, and Li Ching-Yuen.

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Among people born in 376, Cyril of Alexandria ranks 2Before him is Alaric I. After him is Emperor Ingyō. Among people deceased in 444, Cyril of Alexandria ranks 1After him is Bleda.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Cyril of Alexandria ranks 33 out of 432Before him are Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Hero of Alexandria (10), Diophantus (201), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Ramesses I (-1300). After him are Omar Sharif (1932), Smenkhkare (-1400), Menkaure (-2001), Demis Roussos (1946), Athanasius of Alexandria (295), and Miriam (-1400).


Among physicians born in Egypt, Cyril of Alexandria ranks 1After him are Merit-Ptah (-2700), Ali ibn Ridwan (988), and Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (1951).

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