621 BC - 569 BC

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Ezekiel (; Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל Yəḥezqēʾl [jəħ.ɛzˈqeːl]; in the Septuagint written in Koinē Greek: Ἰεζεκιήλ Iezekiḗl [i.ɛ.zɛ.kiˈel]) is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible. In Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Ezekiel is acknowledged as a Hebrew prophet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ezekiel has received more than 2,697,145 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Ezekiel is the 81st most popular religious figure (up from 96th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Israel (up from 30th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Ezekiel is most famous for his book in the Bible.

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  • 10.42

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  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Ezekiel ranks 81 out of 2,272Before him are Martin of Tours, Pope Paul VI, Pope Innocent III, Margaret the Virgin, Jude the Apostle, and Philip the Apostle. After him are Pope Pius X, Pope Paul III, Pope Adrian VI, Catherine of Alexandria, Simon the Zealot, and Pope Benedict XV.

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Among people born in 621 BC, Ezekiel ranks 1 Among people deceased in 569 BC, Ezekiel ranks 1

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Among people born in Israel, Ezekiel ranks 27 out of 389Before him are Saint Anne (-100), Samson (-1118), Daniel (-690), Josephus (37), Jude the Apostle (15), and Philip the Apostle (5). After him are Simon the Zealot (1), Salome (14), Ariel Sharon (1928), Yitzhak Rabin (1922), Herod Antipas (-20), and Saint Christopher (220).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Ezekiel ranks 24Before him are Saint Stephen (1), Saint Anne (-100), Samson (-1118), Daniel (-690), Jude the Apostle (15), and Philip the Apostle (5). After him are Simon the Zealot (1), Salome (14), Saint Christopher (220), Jeremiah (-650), Joseph of Arimathea (100), and Joachim (-100).