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Ninian is a Christian saint first mentioned in the 8th century as being an early missionary among the Pictish peoples of what is now Scotland. For this reason he is known as the Apostle to the Southern Picts, and there are numerous dedications to him in those parts of Scotland with a Pictish heritage, throughout the Scottish Lowlands, and in parts of Northern England with a Northumbrian heritage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ninian has received more than 60,909 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Ninian is the 2,034th most popular religious figure (down from 1,810th in 2019), the 3,511th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,992nd in 2019) and the 78th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ninian ranks 2,034 out of 2,272Before him are John F. MacArthur, Ersilio Tonini, Rubén Salazar Gómez, José Lai, Serafim Fernandes de Araújo, and Leopoldo Brenes. After him are Lorenzo Piretto, Matthew Webb, David Koresh, Giuseppe Petrocchi, Marcelo González Martín, and Juan Guevara.

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Among people born in 360, Ninian ranks 5Before him are Pelagius, John Cassian, Martianus Capella, and Sulpicius Severus.  Among people deceased in 432, Ninian ranks 3Before him are Pope Celestine I and Bonifacius.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ninian ranks 3,511 out of 6,924Before him are John Julius Norwich (1929), Clive Standen (1981), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), Mick Hucknall (1960), Izaak Walton (1593), and Joe Cole (1981). After him are Innes Ireland (1930), Gordon Strachan (1957), Alex Higgins (1949), Suze Randall (1946), Bev Bevan (1944), and Ralph Cudworth (1617).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Ninian ranks 78Before him are Hugh Latimer (1485), Henry Edward Manning (1808), Edward Irving (1792), Saint Mungo (518), Patrick Abercrombie (1879), and Nicholas Ridley (1500). After him are Matthew Webb (1848), Rowan Williams (1950), Roger of Wendover (1200), Swithun (800), Chad of Mercia (634), and Catherine Booth (1829).