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John the Evangelist

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John the Evangelist is the name traditionally given to the author of the Gospel of John. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John the Evangelist has received more than 1,393,440 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). John the Evangelist is the 158th most popular writer (up from 180th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Israel (down from 32nd in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Writer.

John the Evangelist is most famous for writing the Gospel of John, which is the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

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  • 73.90

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  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Revelation and Other Prophetic Books of the Bible
The registers of St. John the Evangelist, Dublin
Living in Hope (Society of St John Evangelist)
Registers of the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Hanley, Staffs
The rule of the Society of St. John the Evangelist
Religion
The book is composed of 49 short chapters that develop classical monastic themes of hospitality, poverty, celibacy, and obedience, exploring what these might mean to men and women living at the end of the millennium.
Singing the Daily Office
A manual for priests of the American Church
Episcopal Church, Handbooks, manuals, Liturgy
Revelation
A manual for priests of the American Church
Episcopal Church, Handbooks, manuals, Liturgy
The interlude of Johan the Evangelist
Revelation and Other Prophetic Books of the Bible
Bible, prophecies, Apocalyptic literature, Prophecies
Registers of the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Hanley, Staffs
Church of St. John the Evangelist (Stoke-on-Trent, England), Church records and registers, Genealogy

Among WRITERS

Among writers, John the Evangelist ranks 158 out of 7,302Before him are Annie Ernaux, Joseph Conrad, Catullus, Novalis, Fernando Pessoa, and Karen Blixen. After him are Terry Pratchett, Georges Simenon, Lucian, Heinrich Böll, Menander, and Cyrano de Bergerac.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 10, John the Evangelist ranks 4Before him are Matthew the Apostle, Mark the Evangelist, and Hero of Alexandria. After him are Saint Eustace, Tigellinus, Antonius Felix, Gotarzes II of Parthia, Gaius Suetonius Paulinus, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Vardanes I, and Minjung of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 100, John the Evangelist ranks 11Before him are John the Apostle, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Salome, Elizabeth, and Zechariah. After him are Caiaphas, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Zacchaeus, Dionysius the Areopagite, and Thecla.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, John the Evangelist ranks 33 out of 466Before him are Simon the Zealot (1), Moshe Dayan (1915), Ahmed Yassin (1937), Herod Antipas (-20), Bathsheba (-3500), and Rehoboam (-972). After him are Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Joachim (-100), Matthias the Apostle (1), Jeroboam (-1000), and Eusebius (265).

Among WRITERS In Israel

Among writers born in Israel, John the Evangelist ranks 1After him are Amos Oz (1939), Mahmoud Darwish (1941), Edward Said (1935), Ghassan Kanafani (1936), David Grossman (1954), A. B. Yehoshua (1936), May Ziade (1886), Ahron Daum (1951), Justus of Tiberias (35), Meir Shalev (1948), and Gideon Levy (1953).