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Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow

1865 - 1925

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Tikhon of Moscow (Russian: Тихон Московский, 31 January [O.S. 19 January] 1865 – 7 April [O.S. 25 March] 1925), born Vasily Ivanovich Bellavin (Russian: Василий Иванович Беллавин), was a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC). On 5 November 1917 (OS) he was selected the 11th Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, after a period of about 200 years of the Synodal rule in the ROC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow has received more than 208,656 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow is the 1,038th most popular religious figure (down from 1,004th in 2019), the 519th most popular biography from Russia (down from 493rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow ranks 1,038 out of 2,238Before him are Maria Celeste, 6th Dalai Lama, Annie Chapman, Antipope Philip, Antipope Gregory VI, and Ikkyū. After him are Urraca of Zamora, Nahshon, Pamphilus of Caesarea, Elizabeth Blount, Anthony Mary Claret, and Meletius of Antioch.

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Among people born in 1865, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow ranks 49Before him are Edith Cavell, Lala Lajpat Rai, Yvette Guilbert, Wilbur Scoville, Shigechiyo Izumi, and Nikola Zhekov. After him are Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Sabino Arana, Rainis, Charles Bally, Duchess Amalie in Bavaria, and Abraham Isaac Kook. Among people deceased in 1925, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow ranks 49Before him are Christian Krohg, Clément Ader, Nariman Narimanov, Robert Koldewey, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, and Antti Aarne. After him are Michel Verne, Sidney Reilly, Christian Michelsen, Khải Định, Cyril Genik, and Pier Giorgio Frassati.

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Among people born in Russia, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow ranks 519 out of 3,262Before him are Sergei Ivanov (1953), Helena of Moscow (1476), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), Martiros Saryan (1880), Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927), and Vasily Chapayev (1887). After him are Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Boris Pugo (1937), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Alexander Radishchev (1749), Sheikh Mansur (1750), and Werner Kempf (1886).


Among religious figures born in Russia, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow ranks 9Before him are Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (1605), Ilia II of Georgia (1933), Eugen Sandow (1867), Sergius of Radonezh (1314), Avvakum (1620), and Basil Fool for Christ (1468). After him are Nicholas of Japan (1836), Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835), Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Anna Vyrubova (1884), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), and Alexander Schmorell (1917).