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. The New Testament of the Bible as well as the Quran, the Book of Mormon, and the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, describe Mary as a virgin. According to Christian theology, Mary conceived Jesus through the Holy Spirit while still a virgin, and accompanied Joseph to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born.Mary has been venerated since early Christianity, and is considered by millions to be the holiest and greatest saint because of her extraordinary virtues as seen at the Annunciation by the archangel Gabriel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary, mother of Jesus has received more than 7,495,073 page views. Her biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 136 in 2019). Mary, mother of Jesus is the 6th most popular religious figure, the 2nd most popular biography from Israel and the 2nd most popular 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.

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  • 7.5M

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  • 91.17

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  • 139

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 19.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 6 out of 2,238Before her are Muhammad, Jesus, Moses, Martin Luther, and Abraham. After her are Pope Francis, Paul the Apostle, Solomon, Saint Peter, John the Baptist, and Zoroaster.

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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, Joachim, Crixus, Herodias, Cornelius Nepos, Simon of Cyrene, and Cleopatra V of Egypt. Among people deceased in 100, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 1After her are Saint Joseph, John the Apostle, Mary Magdalene, Bartholomew the Apostle, Josephus, Saint Anne, Elizabeth, Salome, Zechariah, John the Evangelist, and Zacchaeus.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 2 out of 430Before her are Jesus (-4). After her are Solomon (-1011), John the Baptist (-20), Ramesses II (-1303), Isaac (-1900), Saint Joseph (-100), Andrew the Apostle (-6), Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), and Jonah (-850).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Mary, mother of Jesus ranks 2Before her are Jesus (-4). After her are Solomon (-1011), John the Baptist (-20), Isaac (-1900), Saint Joseph (-100), Andrew the Apostle (-6), Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), Jonah (-850), and Saint Stephen (1).