Martin of Tours

316 - 397

Martin of Tours

Martin of Tours (Latin: Sanctus Martinus Turonensis; 316 – 8 November 397) was the third bishop of Tours. He has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints in Western tradition. A native of Pannonia, he converted to Christianity at a young age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin of Tours has received more than 740,373 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 62nd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Martin of Tours ranks 64 out of 2,001Before him are Anthony the Great, Hildegard of Bingen, Samuel, Saint Lucy, Philip the Apostle, and Girolamo Savonarola. After him are Sarah, Saint Stephen, Simon the Zealot, Saint Barbara, Pope Benedict XV, and Pope Julius II.

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Among people born in 316, Martin of Tours ranks 1After him is Constantine II. Among people deceased in 397, Martin of Tours ranks 1After him is Ambrose.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Martin of Tours ranks 5 out of 500Before him are Attila (406), Elizabeth Báthory (1560), Jerome (345), and George Soros (1930). After him are Ferenc Puskás (1927), Odoacer (433), Theodor Herzl (1860), Harry Houdini (1874), John von Neumann (1903), Stephen I of Hungary (975), and Miklós Horthy (1868).