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 1,357,864 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Ignatius of Antioch is the 300th most popular religious figure (down from 285th in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from Turkey and the 18th 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 300 out of 2,272Before him are Pope John XV, Matteo Ricci, Pope Gregory V, Pope Lucius III, Pope Sergius III, and Muhammad al-Mahdi. After him are Ulfilas, Pope Anastasius I, Pope Zachary, Pope Gregory II, Pope Paschal I, and Pope Gregory X.

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Among people born in 35, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 2Before him is Quintilian. After him is Statilia Messalina. Among people deceased in 108, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 121 out of 1,128Before him are Apelles (-370), Ephrem the Syrian (306), Zeno (425), Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940), John I Tzimiskes (925), and Evliya Çelebi (1611). After him are Ulfilas (311), İsmet İnönü (1884), Constans II (630), Justinian II (668), Nikephoros II Phokas (912), and Julius Nepos (430).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Ignatius of Antioch ranks 18Before him are Sabbatai Zevi (1626), Saint Timothy (17), Marcion of Sinope (85), Fethullah Gülen (1941), Ephrem the Syrian (306), and Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940). After him are Ulfilas (311), Gregory of Nyssa (335), Simeon Stylites (389), Pope Vitalian (600), Clement of Ohrid (840), and Maximus the Confessor (580).