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Luke the Evangelist

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Luke the Evangelist (Latin: Lucas; Ancient Greek: Λουκᾶς, Loukâs; Hebrew: לוקאס, Lūqās; Imperial Aramaic: ܠܘܩܐ/לוקא, Lūqā’; Ge'ez: ሉቃስ) is one of the Four Evangelists—the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luke the Evangelist has received more than 2,694,565 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 74 in 2019). Luke the Evangelist is the 56th most popular religious figure (up from 69th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Turkey and the 4th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Luke the Evangelist is most famous for writing the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.

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  • 73

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  • 15.84

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  • 2.70

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Among religious figures, Luke the Evangelist ranks 56 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Pius XII, Bartholomew the Apostle, Jerome, Anthony the Great, Anthony of Padua, and Pope Clement VII. After him are Benedict of Nursia, Abu Hanifa, Hildegard of Bingen, Pope Alexander VI, Thomas the Apostle, and Daniel.

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Among people born in 31, Luke the Evangelist ranks 1 Among people deceased in 84, Luke the Evangelist ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Luke the Evangelist ranks 31 out of 1,301Before him are Murad II (1404), Mihrimah Sultan (1522), Abdul Hamid II (1842), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Osman II (1604), and Basil of Caesarea (329). After him are Helena (250), Mimar Sinan (1490), Mehmed I (1386), John Chrysostom (349), Anaxagoras (-500), and Suleiman II (1642).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Luke the Evangelist ranks 4Before him are Paul the Apostle (5), Saint Nicholas (270), and Saint George (280). After him are John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), Saint Blaise (300), Rachel (-3500), Ignatius of Antioch (35), Irenaeus (130), Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940), and Saint Pantaleon (275).