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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, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James, son of Zebedee has received more than 1,843,807 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). James, son of Zebedee is the 28th most popular religious figure (down from 27th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Israel (up from 12th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

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

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  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, James, son of Zebedee ranks 28 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Joseph, Abu Bakr, Pope Benedict XVI, Mary Magdalene, Andrew the Apostle, and Saint Nicholas. After him are Jonah, Matthew the Apostle, Pope John Paul I, John the Apostle, Pope Pius XII, and 14th Dalai Lama.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, James, son of Zebedee ranks 11 out of 389Before him are Elijah (-1000), Ramesses II (-1303), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), and Andrew the Apostle (-6). After him are Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), Herod the Great (-73), John the Apostle (6), Isaac (-1900), and Bartholomew the Apostle (-100).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, James, son of Zebedee ranks 10Before him are John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), and Andrew the Apostle (-6). After him are Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), John the Apostle (6), Isaac (-1900), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), and Thomas the Apostle (1).