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John Onaiyekan

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John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (born 29 January 1944) is a Nigerian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Abuja from 1994 to 2019 and was made a cardinal in 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Onaiyekan has received more than 111,215 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Onaiyekan is the 2,526th most popular religious figure (down from 2,186th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 62nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Nigerian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, John Onaiyekan ranks 2,526 out of 2,238Before him are Tris Speaker, Dan Osman, Avery Dulles, Edward Egan, William Cameron Townsend, and Mike Bossy. After him are John Dew, Youssef Rzouga, Aleksandr Kurlovich, John Ribat, Roberto Grau, and Stigand.

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Among people born in 1944, John Onaiyekan ranks 572Before him are Gennady Yevryuzhikhin, Antonio Arias, Lynn Harrell, Didier Couécou, Tore Berger, and Andrew Davis. After him are Spartaco Landini, Michael Aschbacher, Akitsugu Konno, Erich Hamann, Roman Dzindzichashvili, and Yang Song-guk.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, John Onaiyekan ranks 59 out of 236Before him are Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900), Taye Taiwo (1985), Peter Rufai (1963), Victor Moses (1990), Francis Obikwelu (1978), and Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962). After him are Buchi Emecheta (1944), Ahmed Musa (1992), Ben Okri (1959), Odion Ighalo (1989), Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), and Celestine Babayaro (1978).


Among religious figures born in Nigeria, John Onaiyekan ranks 2Before him are Francis Arinze (1932). After him are Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936).