Michel Sabbah

1933 - Today

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Michel Sabbah (Arabic: ميشيل صباح‎; born 19 March 1933 in Nazareth, Mandatory Palestine) was the Archbishop and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1987 to 2008, the first non-Italian to hold this position in more than five centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Sabbah has received more than 40,003 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Michel Sabbah is the 1,513th most popular religious figure (down from 1,356th in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Israel and the 56th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Michel Sabbah ranks 1,513 out of 2,272Before him are Raffaele Farina, Jan Łaski, Dimitry of Rostov, Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow, Dagobert of Pisa, and Yitzhak Kaduri. After him are Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, Caspar Schwenckfeld, Abdullah ibn Ja'far, Thomas Kingo, Bashar ibn Burd, and Kateri Tekakwitha.

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Among people born in 1933, Michel Sabbah ranks 181Before him are Shigeo Yaegashi, Michael Dukakis, Mark Eyskens, Juanita Castro, Raffaele Farina, and Gloria Foster. After him are Sam Jones, Marlene Ahrens, Robert Blake, Guido Crepax, Evaristo de Macedo, and Vera Krepkina.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Michel Sabbah ranks 194 out of 389Before him are Hugh I of Cyprus (1194), Ron Huldai (1944), Dana International (1969), Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251), Naomi Shemer (1930), and May Ziade (1886). After him are Moshe Safdie (1938), Moshe Ya'alon (1950), Ralph Bakshi (1938), Rehavam Ze'evi (1926), Achinoam Nini (1969), and Mordechai Gur (1930).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Michel Sabbah ranks 56Before him are Simeon of Jerusalem (100), Canaan (null), Zephaniah (null), Mariam Baouardy (1846), Shoghi Effendi (1897), and Moses ben Jacob Cordovero (1522). After him are Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas (1843).