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John the Apostle

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John the Apostle (Aramaic: ܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ‎, Yohanān Shliḥā; Hebrew: יוחנן בן זבדי‎, Yohanan ben Zavdi; Ancient Greek: Ἰωάννης; Coptic: ⲓⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ or ⲓⲱ̅ⲁ; Latin: Ioannes; c. 6 AD – c. 100 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Generally listed as the youngest apostle, he was the son of Zebedee and Salome. His brother was James, who was another of the Twelve Apostles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John the Apostle has received more than 2,711,032 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). John the Apostle is the 32nd most popular religious figure (down from 29th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Israel (down from 14th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

John the apostle is most famous for being the author of the Gospel of John, three epistles of John, and the Book of Revelation.

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  • 74

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  • 3.26

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, John the Apostle ranks 32 out of 2,272Before him are Andrew the Apostle, Saint Nicholas, James, son of Zebedee, Jonah, Matthew the Apostle, and Pope John Paul I. After him are Pope Pius XII, 14th Dalai Lama, Isaac, Saul, Ignatius of Loyola, and Anthony of Padua.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 6, John the Apostle ranks 1After him are Pontius Pilate's wife and Nero Julius Caesar. Among people deceased in 100, John the Apostle ranks 4Before him are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, and Mary Magdalene. After him are Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Josephus, Salome, Zechariah, Elizabeth, John the Evangelist, and Caiaphas.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, John the Apostle ranks 15 out of 389Before him are Mary Magdalene (-10), Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), and Herod the Great (-73). After him are Isaac (-1900), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Thomas the Apostle (1), Isaiah (-800), Saint Stephen (1), and Saint Anne (-100).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, John the Apostle ranks 13Before him are Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), and Matthew the Apostle (10). After him are Isaac (-1900), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Thomas the Apostle (1), Isaiah (-800), Saint Stephen (1), and Saint Anne (-100).