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Nectarios of Aegina

1846 - 1920

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Nectarios of Aegina (Greek: Νεκτάριος Αιγίνης; 1 October 1846 – 8 November 1920), Metropolitan of Pentapolis and Wonderworker of Aegina, is one of the most renowned Greek saints, venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church and officially recognized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1961. He is also widely venerated among Eastern Catholics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nectarios of Aegina has received more than 280,510 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nectarios of Aegina is the 726th most popular religious figure (up from 1,082nd in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from Turkey (up from 536th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Nectarios of Aegina ranks 726 out of 2,238Before him are Romuald, Therese Neumann, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, John the Merciful, Umm Kulthum bint Ali, and Onesimus. After him are Papias of Hierapolis, Emma Morano, Nikephoros I of Constantinople, Andrea Amati, Karmapa, and Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow.

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Among people born in 1846, Nectarios of Aegina ranks 13Before him are Edmondo De Amicis, Comte de Lautréamont, Wilhelm Maybach, Wladimir Köppen, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, and Gaston Maspero. After him are Émile Gallé, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, G. Stanley Hall, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Eusebi Güell, and Vasily Dokuchaev. Among people deceased in 1920, Nectarios of Aegina ranks 21Before him are Anders Zorn, Svetozar Boroević, Rosalia Lombardo, John Reed, Dmitri Ivanovsky, and Inessa Armand. After him are Benito Pérez Galdós, Eleanor H. Porter, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Venustiano Carranza, Max Klinger, and Essad Pasha Toptani.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Nectarios of Aegina ranks 341 out of 1,301Before him are Simplicius of Cilicia (490), David of Trebizond (1408), Bülent Ecevit (1925), Dio Chrysostom (40), Aspar (400), and Onesimus (1). After him are Papias of Hierapolis (70), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), Alexander Balas (-150), Tiberius III (700), Argishti I of Urartu (-827), and Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Nectarios of Aegina ranks 49Before him are Lydia of Thyatira (100), Erasmus of Formia (300), Theophilus of Antioch (140), Said Nursî (1877), Evagrius Ponticus (345), and Onesimus (1). After him are Papias of Hierapolis (70), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), Euphemia (289), Expeditus (300), Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300), and Agabus (100).