Pancras of Rome

289 - 304

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Pancras (Latin: Sanctus Pancratius) was a Roman citizen who converted to Christianity and was beheaded for his faith at the age of fourteen, around the year 304. His name is Greek (Παγκράτιος) and means "the one that holds everything". From an early stage, Pancras was venerated together with Nereus and Achilleus in a shared feast day and Mass formula on 12 May. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancras of Rome has received more than 313,000 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pancras of Rome is the 619th most popular religious figure (down from 414th in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 183rd in 2019) and the 39th most popular Religious Figure.

The Pantheon is a building in Rome, Italy, which was originally built as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome. It is the best preserved of all Roman buildings.

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Among religious figures, Pancras of Rome ranks 619 out of 2,238Before him are Baal Shem Tov, Óscar Romero, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Célestin Freinet, Dōgen, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow. After him are Hans Küng, Pope Leo V, Mahavatar Babaji, Eli, Victor of Aveyron, and Athenagoras I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 289, Pancras of Rome ranks 1After him are Fausta, Euphemia, and Julius Constantius. Among people deceased in 304, Pancras of Rome ranks 8Before him are Philomena, Anastasia of Sirmium, Vincent of Saragossa, Saint Florian, Christina of Bolsena, and Pope Marcellinus. After him are Eulalia of Mérida, Euphemia, Juliana of Nicomedia, Saint Afra, and Emerentiana.

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Among people born in Turkey, Pancras of Rome ranks 258 out of 1,301Before him are Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), Eumenes II (-221), Eumenes (-362), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Hümaşah Sultan (1540), and Priscus (410). After him are Andranik (1865), Alexander (870), Theodora Porphyrogenita (984), Fahri Korutürk (1903), Theodore the Studite (759), and Ctesias (-440).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Pancras of Rome ranks 39Before him are Michael I Cerularius (1005), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Dionysius Exiguus (475), Theophanes the Confessor (758), and Gregory Thaumaturgus (213). After him are Basilios Bessarion (1403), Philemon (100), Theodora (815), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Erasmus of Formia (300), and Theophilus of Antioch (140).