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James, son of Zebedee

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James the Great, also known as James, son of Zebedee, Saint James the Great, Saint James the Greater, Saint James the Elder, or Saint Jacob (Aramaic: ܝܥܩܘܒ ܒܪ ܙܒܕܝ; Arabic: يعقوب; Hebrew: בן זבדי יַעֲקֹב‎, Yaʿăqōḇ; Latin: Iacobus Maximus; Greek: Ἰάκωβος; died AD 44), was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, the first apostle to be martyred according to the New Testament.[Acts 12:2] Saint James is the patron saint of Spain and, according to tradition, his remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James, son of Zebedee has received more than 1,868,047 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia. James, son of Zebedee is the 37th most popular religious figure (down from 28th in 2019). (up from 11th in 2019)

James, son of Zebedee, is most famous for being one of the apostles of Jesus.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, James, son of Zebedee ranks 37 out of 2,238Before him are Saint Stephen, John the Apostle, Pope Benedict XVI, Saint Lucy, Husayn ibn Ali, and Queen of Sheba. After him are Samuel, Catherine of Alexandria, Pope John Paul I, Pope John XXIII, Joshua, and Judas Iscariot.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1, James, son of Zebedee ranks 2Before him is Saint Stephen. After him are Thomas the Apostle, Simon the Zealot, Barnabas, Pope Linus, Saint Veronica, Pope Anacletus, Barabbas, Thomas Bangalter, Silas, and Onesimus. Among people deceased in 44, James, son of Zebedee ranks 1After him are Herod Agrippa and Daemusin of Goguryeo.

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