1400 BC - 1274 BC

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Miriam (Hebrew: מִרְיָם Mīrəyām) is described in the Hebrew Bible as the daughter of Amram and Jochebed, and the older sister of Moses and Aaron. She was a prophetess and first appears in the Book of Exodus. The Torah refers to her as "Miriam the Prophetess" and the Talmud names her as one of the seven major female prophets of Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miriam has received more than 1,466,538 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Miriam is the 132nd most popular religious figure (up from 183rd in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 39th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

Miriam was the sister of Moses and Aaron and the prophetess of the Old Testament. She is most famous for her song of praise to God after the crossing of the Red Sea.

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Among religious figures, Miriam ranks 132 out of 2,272Before her are Pope Gregory IX, Pope Clement VIII, Pope Benedict XIV, Bridget of Sweden, Barnabas, and Pope Paul V. After her are Pope Leo I, Pope Gregory XII, Pope Sixtus V, Pope Clement XII, Pope Gregory XI, and Pope Innocent X.

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Among people born in 1400 BC, Miriam ranks 3Before her are Nefertiti and Akhenaten. After her are Smenkhkare, Meritaten, Shalmaneser I, Kiya, Muršili II, Jethro, Meritamen, Ashur-uballit I, and Adad-nirari I. Among people deceased in 1274 BC, Miriam ranks 2Before her is Aaron. After her is Adad-nirari I.

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Among people born in Egypt, Miriam ranks 32 out of 520Before her are Seti I (-1323), Ramesses I (-1300), Khufu (-2700), Nefertari (-1290), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Omar Sharif (1932). After her are Caesarion (-47), Horemheb (-1319), Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Demis Roussos (1946), Philo (-15), and Baibars (1223).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Miriam ranks 5Before her are Moses (-1393), Joshua (-1355), Anthony the Great (251), and Catherine of Alexandria (287). After her are Hagar (-1800), Moses in Islam (-1392), Saint Apollonia (110), Pachomius the Great (292), Saint Sarah (100), Saint Maurice (250), and Paul of Thebes (227).