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Flavia Julia Helena (; Greek: Ἑλένη, Helénē; c. AD 246/248–330), also known as Helena of Constantinople and in Christianity as Saint Helena, was an Augusta of the Roman Empire and mother of Emperor Constantine the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helena has received more than 329,767 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Helena is the 11th most popular companion (down from 6th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 24th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Turkish Companion.

Helena is most famous for her discovery of the True Cross.

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  • 64

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  • 14.08

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  • 2.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among companions, Helena ranks 11 out of 673Before her are Fatimah, Catherine de' Medici, Aisha, Mihrimah Sultan, Nurbanu Sultan, and Eva Braun. After her are Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Empress Joséphine, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Madame de Pompadour, Nefertari, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

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Among people born in 250, Helena ranks 1After her are Galerius, Constantius Chlorus, Saint Maurice, Lactantius, Saint Florian, Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope Marcellinus, Carinus, and Pope Eusebius. Among people deceased in 330, Helena ranks 1After her are Iamblichus, Tiridates III of Armenia, and Flavia Julia Constantia.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Helena ranks 32 out of 1,301Before her are Mihrimah Sultan (1522), Abdul Hamid II (1842), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Osman II (1604), Basil of Caesarea (329), and Luke the Evangelist (31). After her are Mimar Sinan (1490), Mehmed I (1386), John Chrysostom (349), Anaxagoras (-500), Suleiman II (1642), and Orhan (1288).

Among COMPANIONS In Turkey

Among companions born in Turkey, Helena ranks 2Before her are Mihrimah Sultan (1522). After her are Aspasia (-470), Antinous (111), Hecuba (null), Gülfem Hatun (1500), Malhun Hatun (1350), Pulcheria (399), Hümaşah Sultan (1540), Kaya Sultan (1633), Maria Laskarina (1206), and Irene Angelina (1181).