RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Mary, mother of Jesus

100 BC - 100

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Mary was a first-century Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus. She is a central figure of Christianity, venerated under various titles such as virgin or queen, many of them mentioned in the Litany of Loreto. The Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran churches believe that Mary, as mother of Jesus, is the Mother of God. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary, mother of Jesus has received more than 10,572,124 page views. Her biography is available in 146 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 139 in 2019). Mary, mother of Jesus is the 7th most popular religious figure (down from 6th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Israel and the 2nd most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Mary, mother of Jesus, is most famous for being the mother of Jesus. She is also an important figure in Christianity because she is the only woman mentioned by name in the Bible.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 90.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 146

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 17.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 7 out of 3,187Before her are Muhammad, Jesus, Moses, Saint Peter, Abraham, and Martin Luther. After her are Paul the Apostle, Pope Francis, Solomon, Saint Joseph, John the Baptist, and Saint Nicholas.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 100 BC, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 2Before her is Julius Caesar. After her are Saint Joseph, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Elizabeth, Lazarus of Bethany, Joachim, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Cornelius Nepos, and Crixus. Among people deceased in 100, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 1After her are Saint Joseph, Josephus, Mary Magdalene, John the Apostle, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Salome, Elizabeth, Zechariah, John the Evangelist, and Caiaphas.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 2 out of 466Before her are Jesus (-4). After her are Saint Joseph (-100), John the Baptist (-20), Isaac (-1900), Elijah (-1000), Ramesses II (-1303), Josephus (37), Samson (-1118), Mary Magdalene (-10), Matthew the Apostle (10), and Mahmoud Abbas (1935).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 2Before her are Jesus (-4). After her are Saint Joseph (-100), John the Baptist (-20), Isaac (-1900), Elijah (-1000), Samson (-1118), Mary Magdalene (-10), Matthew the Apostle (10), Jonah (-850), Isaiah (-800), and Saul (-1079).