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Korah (Hebrew: קֹרַח‎ Qōraḥ; Arabic: قارون Qārūn), son of Izhar, is an individual who appears in the Book of Numbers of the Hebrew Bible and four different verses in the Quran, known for leading a rebellion against Moses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Korah has received more than 611,680 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Korah is the 492nd most popular religious figure (up from 587th in 2019).

Korah is most famous for his role in the story of the golden calf. Korah was a Levite who was part of a group of Levites and Israelites who challenged Moses’ authority, saying that he had no right to be their leader. Korah and his followers were swallowed up by the earth.

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  • 29

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  • 8.27

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  • 1.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Korah ranks 492 out of 2,238Before him are Jehoshaphat, Saint Spyridon, Antipope Clement VII, Ansgar, Pope Silverius, and Ahmed Yassin. After him are Peter the Hermit, Pope Stephen I, Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, Saint Eustace, and Eric IX of Sweden.

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