John Zizioulas

1931 - 2023

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John Zizioulas (Greek: Ιωάννης Ζηζιούλας; 10 January 1931 – 2 February 2023) was a Greek Orthodox bishop who served as the Metropolitan of Pergamon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople from 1986 until his death in 2023. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Zizioulas has received more than 124,940 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Zizioulas is the 2,214th most popular religious figure (up from 2,406th in 2019), the 624th most popular biography from Greece (up from 717th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Greek Religious Figure.

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Over the past year John Zizioulas has had the most page views in the with 14,192 views, followed by Russian (3,773), and Greek (3,387). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (403.28%), Turkish (27.11%), and Bulgarian (8.54%)


Among religious figures, John Zizioulas ranks 2,214 out of 3,187Before him are Frei Galvão, Jean-Pierre Ricard, Nilus of Sora, August Hlond, Callistus I of Constantinople, and Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian. After him are Joaquina Vedruna de Mas, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan, Guido del Mestri, Matteo Zuppi, Adomnán, and Francesco Coccopalmerio.

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Among people born in 1931, John Zizioulas ranks 272Before him are Alex Soler-Roig, José Alencar, Vizma Belševica, Mikael Tariverdiev, Nicole Courcel, and Ram Dass. After him are Hans Alfredson, Shammi Kapoor, Tomás Balcázar, Corinne Marchand, Boris Pankin, and Yevgeny Grishin. Among people deceased in 2023, John Zizioulas ranks 319Before him are Fathima Beevi, Murat Karayılan, Josef Vojta, Peter Brötzmann, Randy Meisner, and Rosi Mittermaier. After him are Surat Huseynov, Francesco Alberoni, Mirko Novosel, Ernesto Castano, Friedel Lutz, and Mikio Sato.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, John Zizioulas ranks 624 out of 1,024Before him are Stephanos Christopoulos (1876), Nikolaos Trikoupis (1868), Manuel Doukas (1187), Spyridon Trikoupis (1788), Marsyas of Pella (-400), and Ibrahim Edhem Pasha (1818). After him are Andronicus of Cyrrhus (-200), Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (1965), Anaxandridas I (-650), Konstantinos Kollias (1901), Nicaea of Macedon (-400), and Aliki Vougiouklaki (1934).


Among religious figures born in Greece, John Zizioulas ranks 38Before him are Nephon II of Constantinople (1450), Gregory III of Constantinople (1450), Eugenios Voulgaris (1716), Philothei of Athens (1522), Athanasius III of Constantinople (1597), and Dionysius of Corinth (150). After him are Demetrios Kydones (1324), Megabates (-600), Christodoulos of Athens (1939), Gregory VII of Constantinople (1850), Achaicus of Corinth (null), and Abundius (null).