Mary of Egypt

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Mary of Egypt (Coptic: Ϯⲁⲅⲓⲁ Ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ Ⲛⲣⲉⲙⲛ̀ⲭⲏⲙⲓ; c. 344 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary of Egypt has received more than 288,421 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mary of Egypt is the 497th most popular religious figure (down from 494th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Egypt (up from 97th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Mary of Egypt is most famous for being a prostitute who converted to Christianity and became a saint.

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  • 290k

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  • 74.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Mary of Egypt ranks 497 out of 2,272Before her are Pope Silverius, Paul of Thebes, Pope Lucius II, Pope Adeodatus II, Father Damien, and Pope Anastasius IV. After her are William Laud, Abdullah ibn Umar, Pope Nicholas II, Desmond Tutu, Januarius, and Pope Celestine II.

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Among people born in 344, Mary of Egypt ranks 1 Among people deceased in 421, Mary of Egypt ranks 2Before her is Constantius III. After her are Yazdegerd I and Emperor Gong of Jin.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Mary of Egypt ranks 91 out of 520Before her are Pappus of Alexandria (290), Seti II (-1300), Saint Maurice (250), Athenaeus (200), Mohamed Morsi (1951), and Paul of Thebes (227). After her are Hassan al-Banna (1906), Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985), Ramesses VI (-1175), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), and Djet (-3000).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Mary of Egypt ranks 13Before her are Moses in Islam (-1392), Saint Apollonia (110), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Sarah (100), Saint Maurice (250), and Paul of Thebes (227). After her are Yusuf al-Qaradawi (1926), Al-Suyuti (1445), Saint Menas (285), Maria al-Qibtiyya (600), Macarius of Egypt (300), and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923).