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Erasmus of Formia

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Erasmus of Formia, also known as Saint Elmo (died c. 303), was a Christian saint and martyr. He is venerated as the patron saint of sailors and abdominal pain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erasmus of Formia has received more than 408,614 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Erasmus of Formia is the 681st most popular religious figure (down from 661st in 2019), the 311th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 301st in 2019) and the 44th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Erasmus of Formia was a Greek mathematician from the 2nd century BCE. He is most famous for his work on conic sections.

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Among religious figures, Erasmus of Formia ranks 681 out of 2,238Before him are Lydia of Thyatira, Atiśa, Cornelius the Centurion, Athenagoras of Athens, Pope Adrian IV, and Émile Benveniste. After him are Romanos the Melodist, Johann Tetzel, Guru Gobind Singh, Paulo Miki, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, and Mirza Ghulam Ahmad.

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Among people born in 300, Erasmus of Formia ranks 14Before him are Theodore of Amasea, Valerius Severus, Vincent of Saragossa, Macarius of Egypt, Vātsyāyana, and Asanga. After him are Narseh, Expeditus, Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia, Hormizd II, Zeno of Verona, and Saturnin. Among people deceased in 303, Erasmus of Formia ranks 4Before him are Saint George, Saint Pantaleon, and Vitus. After him are Cao Huan, Expeditus, Cyriacus, Eulalia of Barcelona, Saint Chrysogonus, Fermin, Cassian of Imola, and Agathius.

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Among people born in Turkey, Erasmus of Formia ranks 311 out of 1,301Before him are Thrasymachus (-459), Nebahat Çehre (1944), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Gemistus Pletho (1355), and Candaules (-800). After him are Attalus III (-170), Libanius (314), Zosimus (460), Fritigern (400), Sostratus of Cnidus (-290), and Theophilus of Antioch (140).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Erasmus of Formia ranks 44Before him are Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), Pancras of Rome (289), Basilios Bessarion (1403), Philemon (100), Theodora (815), and Lydia of Thyatira (100). After him are Theophilus of Antioch (140), Said Nursî (1877), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Onesimus (1), Nectarios of Aegina (1846), and Papias of Hierapolis (70).