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Lydia of Thyatira (Greek: Λυδία) is a woman mentioned in the New Testament who is regarded as the first documented convert to Christianity in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lydia of Thyatira has received more than 537,128 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Lydia of Thyatira is the 663rd most popular religious figure, the 302nd most popular biography from Turkey and the 46th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Lydia of Thyatira is most famous for being the first European to be converted to Christianity.

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Among religious figures, Lydia of Thyatira ranks 663 out of 2,272Before her are Isaac of Nineveh, Evagrius Ponticus, John Henry Newman, Cornelius the Centurion, Silas, and Erasmus of Formia. After her are 6th Dalai Lama, Philemon, Hans Egede, Eli, Saint Cajetan, and Frances of Rome.

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Among people born in 100, Lydia of Thyatira ranks 15Before her are Dionysius the Areopagite, Saint Sarah, Pope Victor I, Justin Martyr, Thecla, and Cornelius the Centurion. After her are Philemon, Mary the Jewess, Philip the Evangelist, Agabus, Domitia Longina, and Ananias of Damascus. Among people deceased in 100, Lydia of Thyatira ranks 31Before her are Thecla, Anna the Prophetess, Herod Agrippa II, Papias of Hierapolis, Cornelius the Centurion, and Silas. After her are Mary of Bethany, Mary the Jewess, Judas of Galilee, Locusta, Philip the Evangelist, and Valerius Maximus.

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Among people born in Turkey, Lydia of Thyatira ranks 302 out of 1,128Before her are Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Polyxena (null), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), Zosimus (460), and Erasmus of Formia (300). After her are Philemon (100), Basiliscus (500), Libanius (314), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), and Thābit ibn Qurra (836).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Lydia of Thyatira ranks 46Before her are Theophanes the Confessor (758), Thecla (100), Said Nursî (1877), Papias of Hierapolis (70), Evagrius Ponticus (345), and Erasmus of Formia (300). After her are Philemon (100), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha (232), Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), and Gregory Thaumaturgus (213).