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Onuphrius (Greek: Ὀνούφριος, romanized: Onouphrios; also Onoufrios) lived as a hermit in the desert of Upper Egypt in the 4th or 5th centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Onuphrius has received more than 129,488 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Onuphrius is the 646th most popular religious figure (down from 622nd in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Ethiopia (down from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Ethiopian Religious Figure.

Onuphrius is most famous for being the author of a collection of prayers and meditations, the Philokalia.

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Among religious figures, Onuphrius ranks 646 out of 2,238Before him are Giulia Farnese, Benkei, Zayd ibn Ali, Robert of Molesme, Tarcisio Bertone, and John Cassian. After him are Malachi, Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, Nachman of Breslov, Abu Dhar al-Ghifari, Philemon, and Hillel the Elder.

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Among people born in 320, Onuphrius ranks 3Before him are Constans and Aurelius Victor. After him are Aelius Donatus, Eutropius, and Firmus. Among people deceased in 400, Onuphrius ranks 2Before him is Vasubandhu. After him are Heliodorus of Emesa, Thaïs, Flavia Maximiana Theodora, Eutropius, Quintus Smyrnaeus, Gaius Julius Solinus, Julius Firmicus Maternus, Eustathius of Antioch, Juvencus, and Mallobaudes.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Onuphrius ranks 7 out of 89Before him are Haile Selassie (1892), Abebe Bikila (1932), Zewditu (1876), Mengistu Haile Mariam (1937), Menelik II (1844), and Menelik I (-1000). After him are Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia (1895), Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (1946), Sahle-Work Zewde (1950), Girma Wolde-Giorgis (1924), Tewodros II (1818), and Meles Zenawi (1955).


Among religious figures born in Ethiopia, Onuphrius ranks 1After him are Abdullah ibn Ja'far (650) and Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel (1948).