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In the Hebrew Bible, Nahshon (Hebrew: נַחְשׁוֹן Naḥšon) was a tribal leader of the Judahites during the wilderness wanderings of the Book of Numbers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nahshon has received more than 215,391 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Nahshon is the 1,040th most popular religious figure (up from 1,064th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from Egypt (up from 248th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Nahshon ranks 1,040 out of 2,238Before him are Annie Chapman, Antipope Philip, Antipope Gregory VI, Ikkyū, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow, and Urraca of Zamora. After him are Pamphilus of Caesarea, Elizabeth Blount, Anthony Mary Claret, Meletius of Antioch, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, and Ibn Babawayh.

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Among people born in Egypt, Nahshon ranks 241 out of 582Before him are Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), Jawhar (911), Aybak (1197), Khendjer (-1800), and Solamish (1272). After him are Amyrtaeus (-450), Khamudi (-1549), Nefermaat (-2500), Didymus the Blind (313), Jehan Sadat (1933), and Suzanne Mubarak (1941).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Nahshon ranks 22Before him are Al-Suyuti (1445), Maria al-Qibtiyya (600), Macarius of Egypt (300), Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923), Antipope Dioscorus (500), and Basilides (117). After him are Didymus the Blind (313), Pope Peter I of Alexandria (300), Isidore of Pelusium (370), Moses the Black (332), Apollos (100), and Pope Theophilus of Alexandria (310).