Matrona Nikonova

1881 - 1952

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Matrona Dmitrievna Nikonova (Russian: Блаженная Матро́на Дими́триевна Ни́конова (Московская) [Blazhennaya Matrona Dimitrievna Nikonova (Moskovskaya)]; 1881/1885 – 2 May 1952) is a canonized saint of the Russian Orthodox Church who is said to have had the gifts of prophecy, spiritual vision, and healing from early childhood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matrona Nikonova has received more than 50,347 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Matrona Nikonova is the 1,495th most popular religious figure, the 910th most popular biography from Russia and the 16th most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Matrona Nikonova ranks 1,495 out of 2,272Before her are Alberic of Cîteaux, António de Andrade, Santos Abril y Castelló, Joseph Butler, Adolf Bertram, and Felix of Nola. After her are Don Alden Adams, Charles Wesley, Wim Hof, Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, Francis Hong Yong-ho, and Asser.

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Among people born in 1881, Matrona Nikonova ranks 91Before her are Juliusz Rómmel, Octavian Goga, Rauf Orbay, André Salmon, Alberts Kviesis, and Eugène Schueller. After her are Adolf Hühnlein, Valery Larbaud, Nuri Killigil, Madge Syers, Grigory Kotovsky, and Richard C. Tolman. Among people deceased in 1952, Matrona Nikonova ranks 71Before her are Princess Hilda of Nassau, Keisuke Okada, Vladimír Clementis, Rued Langgaard, Waldemar Bonsels, and René Grousset. After her are Theodoros Pangalos, Juan Yagüe, Sameera Moussa, Maurice De Waele, Antonia Maury, and Jack Conway.

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Among people born in Russia, Matrona Nikonova ranks 910 out of 2,688Before her are Grigori Aleksandrov (1903), Alexander Lebed (1950), Vladimir Obruchev (1863), Boris Parygin (1930), Boris Pilnyak (1894), and Viktor Ponedelnik (1937). After her are Nikolai Golitsyn (1850), Fyodor Raskolnikov (1892), Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov (1851), Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow (1910), Irena Szewińska (1946), and Slava Metreveli (1936).


Among religious figures born in Russia, Matrona Nikonova ranks 16Before her are Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), Alexander Schmorell (1917), Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835), Aleksandr Akimov (1953), Anna Vyrubova (1884), and Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719). After her are Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow (1910), Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877), Stephen of Perm (1340), Innocent of Alaska (1797), Nilus of Sora (1433), and Hyacinth (1777).