Macarius of Egypt

300 - 391

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Macarius of Egypt (c. 300 – 391) was a Christian monk and grazer hermit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Macarius of Egypt has received more than 213,545 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Macarius of Egypt is the 599th most popular religious figure (up from 609th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 115th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Macarius of Egypt is most famous for his biography of the desert fathers. He was a monk who lived in Egypt and wrote about the lives of the monks living in the desert.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

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  • 65.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Macarius of Egypt has had the most page views in the with 32,420 views, followed by Russian (20,600), and Arabic (7,903). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swahili (44.81%), Arabic (41.86%), and Belarusian (40.46%)


Among religious figures, Macarius of Egypt ranks 599 out of 3,187Before him are Columbanus, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, Jethro, Nichiren, Annas, and Onuphrius. After him are Qasim ibn Muhammad, Pope Stephen V, Pope Theodore II, Muhammad Ahmad, John Wesley, and Seraphim of Sarov.

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Among people born in 300, Macarius of Egypt ranks 11Before him are Saint Blaise, Pope Julius I, Valerius Severus, Vincent of Saragossa, Pope Eutychian, and Theodore of Amasea. After him are Asanga, Narseh, Erasmus of Formia, Expeditus, Vātsyāyana, and Hormizd II. Among people deceased in 391, Macarius of Egypt ranks 1After him is Gogugyang of Goguryeo.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Macarius of Egypt ranks 118 out of 642Before him are Al-Suyuti (1445), Ka (-3200), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Isetnofret (-1250), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), and Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100). After him are Cleopatra V of Egypt (-100), Ammonius Saccas (175), Alexander Helios (-40), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Pope Alexander I of Alexandria (250), and Sanakht (-2700).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Macarius of Egypt ranks 22Before him are Saint Sarah (100), Saint Menas (285), Mary of Egypt (344), Djet (-3000), Meritaten (-1400), and Al-Suyuti (1445). After him are Pope Alexander I of Alexandria (250), Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923), Basilides (117), Amun-her-khepeshef (-1300), Pope Peter I of Alexandria (300), and Nahshon (null).