1355 BC - 1245 BC


Joshua () or Jehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ Yəhôšuaʿ) is the central figure in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Joshua. According to the books of Exodus, Numbers and Joshua, he was Moses' assistant and became the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death of Moses. His name was Hoshea (הוֹשֵׁעַ) the son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses called him Joshua (Numbers 13:16), the name by which he is commonly known. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joshua has received more than 2,541,048 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 54th most popular religious figure.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.5M

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  • 78.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Joshua ranks 56 out of 2,001Before him are Thomas the Apostle, Pope Gregory XIII, Pope Pius XI, Jerome, Isaiah, and Pope Pius IX. After him are Saint Anne, Anthony the Great, Hildegard of Bingen, Samuel, Saint Lucy, and Philip the Apostle.

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Among people born in 1355 BC, Joshua ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1245 BC, Joshua ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Joshua ranks 13 out of 432Before him are Ptolemy (100), Hypatia (350), Yasser Arafat (1929), Amenhotep III (-1403), Origen (185), and Hatshepsut (-1507). After him are Anthony the Great (251), Plotinus (203), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Rudolf Hess (1894), Imhotep (-2800), and Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Joshua ranks 2Before him are Moses (-1393). After him are Anthony the Great (251), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Miriam (-1400), Hagar (-1800), Moses in Islam (-1392), Saint Apollonia (110), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Sarah (100), Saint Maurice (250), and Paul of Thebes (227).

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