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Ignatius of Antioch

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Ignatius of Antioch (; Greek: Ἰγνάτιος Ἀντιοχείας, Ignátios Antiokheías; died c. 108/140 AD), also known as Ignatius Theophorus (Ἰγνάτιος ὁ Θεοφόρος, Ignátios ho Theophóros, lit. "the God-bearing"), was an early Christian writer and Patriarch of Antioch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignatius of Antioch has received more than 1,711,920 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Ignatius of Antioch is the 236th most popular religious figure (up from 299th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 121st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Ignatius of Antioch was a Christian bishop and martyr. He was one of the Apostolic Fathers, the first generation of Christian bishops.

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Among religious figures, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 236 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Patrick, Pope Eugene III, Pope Adrian I, Pope Alexander I, Vincent de Paul, and Pope Fabian. After him are Maximilian Kolbe, Pope Damasus I, Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib, Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Amos, and Pope Adrian II.

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Among people born in 35, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 2Before him is Quintilian. After him are Statilia Messalina and Justus of Tiberias. Among people deceased in 108, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 1After him is Lucius Licinius Sura.

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Among people born in Turkey, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 92 out of 1,301Before him are Mustafa IV (1779), Valerian (200), Manuel I Komnenos (1118), Piri Reis (1470), Honorius (384), and Pausanias (110). After him are Nestorius (381), Apollonius of Perga (-262), Anna Komnene (1083), Irenaeus (130), Leo III the Isaurian (675), and Andromache (null).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 9Before him are Saint George (280), Luke the Evangelist (31), John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), Saint Blaise (300), and Rachel (-3500). After him are Irenaeus (130), Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940), Saint Pantaleon (275), Gregory of Nyssa (335), Ulfilas (311), and Photios I of Constantinople (900).