RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Nilus of Sora

1433 - 1508

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Nil Sorsky (Russian: Нил Сорский, also Nilus of Sora and Nil Sorski; birth name: Nikolai Maikov (Russian: Николай Майков) (c. 1433 – 1508) became a leader of a tendency in the medieval Russian Orthodox Church known as the Non-possessors (nestyazhateli) which opposed ecclesiastic landownership. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nilus of Sora has received more than 25,690 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Nilus of Sora is the 1,687th most popular religious figure (down from 1,563rd in 2019), the 1,078th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,005th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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  • 61.93

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Nilus of Sora ranks 1,687 out of 2,272Before him are Giuseppe Pizzardo, Laura Montoya, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan, Laurence of Canterbury, Antonio María Javierre Ortas, and François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis. After him are Paul Augustin Mayer, Basil III of Constantinople, Jurij Dalmatin, John Scholasticus, Francesco Coccopalmerio, and Miguel Obando y Bravo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1433, Nilus of Sora ranks 6Before him are Charles the Bold, Marsilio Ficino, Stephen III of Moldavia, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, and Giovanni Giocondo.  Among people deceased in 1508, Nilus of Sora ranks 10Before him are René II, Duke of Lorraine, Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria, Conrad Celtes, Philip, Elector Palatine, Guidobaldo da Montefeltro, and Radu IV the Great.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nilus of Sora ranks 1,078 out of 2,688Before him are Vladimir Aksyonov (1935), Kurt Hensel (1861), Semyon Chelyuskin (1700), Konstantin Savitsky (1844), Yury Romanenko (1944), and Yevhen Rudakov (1942). After him are Stanislav Govorukhin (1936), Vladimir Vasiliev (1940), Yuri Levitan (1914), Alexander Goedicke (1877), Vladimir Petlyakov (1891), and Grigory Romanov (1923).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Russia

Among religious figures born in Russia, Nilus of Sora ranks 21Before him are Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Matrona Nikonova (1881), Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow (1910), Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877), Stephen of Perm (1340), and Innocent of Alaska (1797). After him are Hyacinth (1777), Marina Semyonova (1908), Nikolay Ilminsky (1822), Hilarion (1966), and Vissarion (1961).