RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Joshua

1355 BC - 1245 BC

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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 2,784,891 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Joshua is the 40th most popular religious figure (up from 55th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Joshua is most famous for leading the Israelites into the Promised Land.

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  • 2.8M

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  • 84.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Joshua ranks 40 out of 2,272Before him are 14th Dalai Lama, Isaac, Saul, Ignatius of Loyola, Anthony of Padua, and Pope Gregory I. After him are Bartholomew the Apostle, Thomas the Apostle, Husayn ibn Ali, Romulus Augustulus, Samuel, and Pope Alexander VI.

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Contemporaries

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 11 out of 520Before him are Akhenaten (-1400), Euclid (-350), Hypatia (350), Cleopatra (-69), Yasser Arafat (1929), and Hatshepsut (-1507). After him are Origen (185), Amenhotep III (-1403), Imhotep (-2800), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Plotinus (203), and Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Egypt

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).