RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Jerome

345 - 420

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Jerome (; Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: Εὐσέβιος Σωφρόνιος Ἱερώνυμος; c. 342 – c. 347 – 30 September 420), also known as Jerome of Stridon, was a Christian priest, confessor, theologian, and historian; he is commonly known as Saint Jerome. Jerome was born at Stridon, a village near Emona on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia. He is best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin (the translation that became known as the Vulgate) and his commentaries on the whole Bible. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome has received more than 2,418,788 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Jerome is the 53rd most popular religious figure (down from 52nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Serbia (up from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Serbian Religious Figure.

Jerome was a Christian saint who is most famous for translating the Bible from Hebrew and Greek into Latin.

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  • 79

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  • 11.46

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  • 3.49

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Jerome ranks 53 out of 2,272Before him are Isaiah, Benedict of Nursia, Pope Clement VII, Sarah, Pope John XXIII, and Saint Valentine. After him are Saint Stephen, Saint Anne, Pope Julius II, Muhammad al-Bukhari, Ruhollah Khomeini, and Pope Urban II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 345, Jerome ranks 1After him are Evagrius Ponticus, Eugenius, Tyrannius Rufinus, and Gu Kaizhi. Among people deceased in 420, Jerome ranks 1After him are Kālidāsa, Pelagius, Orosius, Sulpicius Severus, Eunapius, and Porphyry of Gaza.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Jerome ranks 2 out of 469Before him are Constantine the Great (272). After him are Odoacer (433), Slobodan Milošević (1941), Decius (201), Constantius II (317), Mileva Marić (1875), Constantius Chlorus (250), Maximian (240), Licinius (263), Claudius Gothicus (210), and Gratian (359).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Serbia

Among religious figures born in Serbia, Jerome ranks 1After him are Saint Sava (1169), Martin of Braga (520), Irinej, Serbian Patriarch (1930), Amfilohije Radović (1938), and Sava II (1199).