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50 BC - 100

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Nicodemus (; Greek: Νικόδημος, translit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicodemus has received more than 2,556,966 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicodemus is the 610th most popular religious figure (up from 612th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Israel (up from 95th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Nicodemus is most famous for being a Pharisee who was convinced by Jesus' teachings and came to see Jesus as the Messiah.

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Among religious figures, Nicodemus ranks 610 out of 2,238Before him are Gregory Thaumaturgus, Pope Stephen V, Truganini, Thomas Wolsey, Pope Stephen IX, and Alexius of Rome. After him are Yasuke, Scholastica, Baal Shem Tov, Óscar Romero, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and Célestin Freinet.

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Among people born in 50 BC, Nicodemus ranks 3Before him are Propertius and Tibullus. After him are Wang Zhaojun, Marcus Manilius, Shammai, Philip II Philoromaeus, Valerius Gratus, Liu Xin, Namhae of Silla, Archelaus of Cappadocia, and Aelius Gallus. Among people deceased in 100, Nicodemus ranks 25Before him are Salome, Apollonius of Tyana, Simon of Cyrene, Saint Sarah, Anna the Prophetess, and Ananias of Damascus. After him are Herod Agrippa II, Pontius Pilate's wife, Zebedee, Pomponius Mela, Silas, and Lydia of Thyatira.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Nicodemus ranks 87 out of 430Before him are Cyril of Jerusalem (313), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Amaziah of Judah (-802), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Pope Theodore I (600), and Manasseh (-709). After him are Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Berenice (28), Uri Geller (1946), and Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Nicodemus ranks 38Before him are Ahmed Yassin (1937), Annas (-22), Simeon (null), Rabbi Akiva (50), Penitent thief (-18), and Pope Theodore I (600). After him are Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Zephaniah (-701), James, brother of Jesus (-20), and Canaan (null).