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RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Judas Iscariot

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Judas Iscariot (; Biblical Greek: Ἰούδας Ἰσκαριώτης; Classical Syriac: ܝܗܘܕܐ ܣܟܪܝܘܛܐ; died c. 30 – c. 33 AD) was a disciple and one of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. According to all four canonical gospels, Judas betrayed Jesus to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him on the cheek and addressing him as "rabbi" to reveal his identity in the darkness to the crowd who had come to arrest him. His name is often used synonymously with betrayal or treason. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judas Iscariot has received more than 7,508,038 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia. Judas Iscariot is the 43rd most popular religious figure (down from 16th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Israel and the 13th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Judas Iscariot is most famous for betraying Jesus to the Romans in exchange for money.

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  • 78

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  • 13.51

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  • 3.20

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Judas Iscariot ranks 43 out of 2,238Before him are James, son of Zebedee, Samuel, Catherine of Alexandria, Pope John Paul I, Pope John XXIII, and Joshua. After him are Ignatius of Loyola, Saul, 14th Dalai Lama, Mary Magdalene, Pope Gregory I, and Job.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 50, Judas Iscariot ranks 1After him are Epictetus, Juvenal, Zacchaeus, Apollodorus of Damascus, Simon bar Kokhba, Salome, Simon Magus, Rabbi Akiva, Charaka, Osroes I, and Gaius Calpurnius Piso. Among people deceased in 30, Judas Iscariot ranks 1After him are Penitent thief and Shammai.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Judas Iscariot ranks 15 out of 430Before him are Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), Jonah (-850), Saint Stephen (1), and Herod the Great (-73). After him are Saul (-1079), Mary Magdalene (-10), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Thomas the Apostle (1), Daniel (-690), and Ezekiel (-621).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Judas Iscariot ranks 13Before him are Andrew the Apostle (-6), Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), Jonah (-850), and Saint Stephen (1). After him are Saul (-1079), Mary Magdalene (-10), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Thomas the Apostle (1), Daniel (-690), and Ezekiel (-621).