Ignatius Joseph III Yonan

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Ignatius Ephrem Joseph III Yonan (or Younan, Syriac: ܐܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܝܘܣܦ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ ܝܘܢܢ‎, born November 15, 1944) is the Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and all the East of the Syriacs for the Syriac Catholic Church since his election on January 20, 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignatius Joseph III Yonan has received more than 63,995 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Ignatius Joseph III Yonan is the 1,683rd most popular religious figure (down from 1,528th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from Syria (down from 91st in 2019) and the 18th most popular Syrian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan ranks 1,683 out of 2,272Before him are Dorothy Stang, Johann Dzierzon, Gisbertus Voetius, Antonio Cañizares Llovera, Giuseppe Pizzardo, and Laura Montoya. After him are Laurence of Canterbury, Antonio María Javierre Ortas, François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, Nilus of Sora, Paul Augustin Mayer, and Basil III of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1944, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan ranks 268Before him are Helena Rojo, George Baker, John Tavener, Wolfgang Weber, Whitfield Diffie, and Kevin Ayers. After him are Lena Nyman, Storm Thorgerson, David Rasche, Robert Hanssen, Yury Romanenko, and Jan-Carl Raspe.

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Among people born in Syria, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan ranks 112 out of 158Before him are Maher al-Assad (1967), Ignatius IV of Antioch (1920), Ibn al-Qalanisi (1073), Assef Shawkat (1950), Muhammed Faris (1951), and Dawoud Rajiha (1947). After him are Walid Muallem (1941), Muhammad Zaidan (1948), Jean Carzou (1907), Émile Eddé (1883), Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934), and Maryana Marrash (1848).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan ranks 18Before him are Ibn Asakir (1105), Gregory III Laham (1933), Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), John X of Antioch (1955), Hilarion Capucci (1922), and Ignatius IV of Antioch (1920). After him are Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934), Youssef Absi (1946), and Abu Mohammad al-Adnani (1977).