RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Mary Magdalene

10 BC - 100

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Mary Magdalene, sometimes called Mary of Magdala, or simply the Magdalene or the Madeleine, was a woman who, according to the four canonical gospels, traveled with Jesus as one of his followers and was a witness to his crucifixion and resurrection. She is mentioned by name 12 times in the canonical gospels, more than most of the apostles and more than any other woman in the gospels, other than Jesus's family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Magdalene has received more than 10,024,910 page views. Her biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Mary Magdalene is the 25th most popular religious figure (down from 17th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Israel (down from 7th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Mary Magdalene is most famous for being one of Jesus' most loyal followers and for being the first person to see him after his resurrection.

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  • 86.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Mary Magdalene ranks 25 out of 2,272Before her are John Calvin, Aaron, Ali, Saint Joseph, Abu Bakr, and Pope Benedict XVI. After her are Andrew the Apostle, Saint Nicholas, James, son of Zebedee, Jonah, Matthew the Apostle, and Pope John Paul I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 10 BC, Mary Magdalene ranks 1After her are Claudius, James, son of Alphaeus, and Lucius Vitellius the Elder. Among people deceased in 100, Mary Magdalene ranks 3Before her are Mary, mother of Jesus and Saint Joseph. After her are John the Apostle, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Josephus, Salome, Zechariah, Elizabeth, John the Evangelist, and Caiaphas.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Mary Magdalene ranks 9 out of 389Before her are Saint Peter (-1), John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Ramesses II (-1303), Solomon (-1011), and Saint Joseph (-100). After her are Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), Herod the Great (-73), and John the Apostle (6).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Mary Magdalene ranks 8Before her are Mary, mother of Jesus (-100), Saint Peter (-1), John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Solomon (-1011), and Saint Joseph (-100). After her are Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), Matthew the Apostle (10), John the Apostle (6), and Isaac (-1900).