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Nicholas of Japan

1836 - 1912

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Saint Nicholas (Kasatkin), Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dmitrovich Kasatkin (Russian: Иван Дмитриевич Касаткин; 13 August [O.S. 1 August] 1836 – 16 February 1912) was a Russian Orthodox priest, monk, and bishop. He introduced the Eastern Orthodox Church to Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas of Japan has received more than 137,329 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Nicholas of Japan is the 1,112th most popular religious figure (up from 1,209th in 2019), the 575th most popular biography from Russia and the 10th most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Nicholas of Japan ranks 1,112 out of 2,238Before her are Fatimah bint Musa, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Keith O'Brien, Henry Molaison, Jesse Livermore, and Giuseppe Siri. After her are Pietro Gasparri, Nilus the Younger, Moses the Black, Robert Estienne, Leonardo Sandri, and Lutgardis.

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Among people born in 1836, Nicholas of Japan ranks 22Before her are Princess Anna of Prussia, Hassan I of Morocco, Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Kalākaua, Władysław Tarnowski, and Enomoto Takeaki. After her are Theodor Nöldeke, Jarosław Dąbrowski, Thomas Hill Green, Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Franz von Lenbach, and Daniel Peter. Among people deceased in 1912, Nicholas of Japan ranks 38Before her are W. T. Stead, William Booth, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Ion Luca Caragiale, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, and Wallace Hartley. After her are Mykola Lysenko, Isidor Straus, Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Voltairine de Cleyre, Duchess Amalie in Bavaria, and Eduard Strasburger.

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Among people born in Russia, Nicholas of Japan ranks 575 out of 3,262Before her are Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Mikhail Lazarev (1788), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Vasily Alekseyev (1942), Praskovia Saltykova (1664), and Matvei Zakharov (1898). After her are Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Alexander Belyaev (1884), Vladimir Shukhov (1853), Yevgeny Leonov (1926), Nikolai Medtner (1879), and Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835).


Among religious figures born in Russia, Nicholas of Japan ranks 10Before her are Ilia II of Georgia (1933), Eugen Sandow (1867), Sergius of Radonezh (1314), Avvakum (1620), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), and Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865). After her are Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835), Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Anna Vyrubova (1884), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), Alexander Schmorell (1917), and Aleksandr Akimov (1953).