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 312,582 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Erasmus of Formia is the 662nd most popular religious figure (down from 615th in 2019), the 301st most popular biography from Turkey and the 45th 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 662 out of 2,272Before him are Ivo of Kermartin, Isaac of Nineveh, Evagrius Ponticus, John Henry Newman, Cornelius the Centurion, and Silas. After him are Lydia of Thyatira, 6th Dalai Lama, Philemon, Hans Egede, Eli, and Saint Cajetan.

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

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Among people born in Turkey, Erasmus of Formia ranks 301 out of 1,128Before him are Papias of Hierapolis (70), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Polyxena (null), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), and Zosimus (460). After him are Lydia of Thyatira (100), Philemon (100), Basiliscus (500), Libanius (314), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), and Sabbas the Sanctified (439).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Erasmus of Formia ranks 45Before him are Basilios Bessarion (1403), Theophanes the Confessor (758), Thecla (100), Said Nursî (1877), Papias of Hierapolis (70), and Evagrius Ponticus (345). After him are Lydia of Thyatira (100), Philemon (100), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha (232), Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), and Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758).