100 BC - 63

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Gamaliel the Elder (; also spelled Gamliel; Hebrew: רַבַּן גַּמְלִיאֵל הַזָּקֵן Raban Gamlīʾēl hazZāqēn; Koinē Greek: Γαμαλιὴλ ὁ Πρεσβύτερος Gamaliēl ho Presbýteros), or Rabban Gamaliel I, was a leading authority in the Sanhedrin in the early first century CE. He was the son of Simeon ben Hillel and grandson of the great Jewish teacher Hillel the Elder. Gamaliel is thought to have died in 52 CE (AM 3813). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gamaliel has received more than 756,024 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Gamaliel is the 554th most popular religious figure (down from 546th in 2019).

Gamaliel is most famous for being a Pharisee who tried to stop the stoning of Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

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Among religious figures, Gamaliel ranks 554 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Severinus, Pope Boniface II, Theodora, Paul the Deacon, Ibn Majah, and Pope Felix IV. After him are Ibn Hazm, Joseph of Cupertino, Pope Benedict V, Simeon, Antipope Alexander V, and Angelus Silesius.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Gamaliel ranks 11Before him are Saint Anne, Joachim, Elizabeth, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, and Cornelius Nepos. After him are Ambiorix, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Gaius Octavius, Andronicus of Rhodes, Antipater the Idumaean, and Mary of Clopas. Among people deceased in 63, Gamaliel ranks 1After him is Claudia Augusta.

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