Paul of Samosata

200 - 275

Paul of Samosata

Paul of Samosata (Greek: Παῦλος ὁ Σαμοσατεύς, lived from 200 to 275 AD) was Bishop of Antioch from 260 to 268 and the originator of the Paulican heresy named after him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul of Samosata has received more than 90,480 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 871st most popular religious figure.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.02

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  • 2.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Paul of Samosata ranks 870 out of 2,001Before him are Aristides of Athens, Antipope Innocent III, Jacob Sprenger, Lothair II of Italy, Clemens August Graf von Galen, and Leonard of Noblac. After him are Methodios I of Constantinople, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, Gertrude of Nivelles, Diego de Landa, Johann Eck, and Robert de Sorbon.

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Among people born in 200, Paul of Samosata ranks 27Before him are Liu Zhang, Yu Jin, Achilles Tatius, Yue Jin, Lucius Artorius Castus, and Artabanus IV of Parthia. After him are Diogenes of Oenoanda, Pacatianus, Ingenuus, Sabellius, Tatiana of Rome, and Maximus of Tyre. Among people deceased in 275, Paul of Samosata ranks 4Before him are Aurelian, Zenobia, and Tarcisius.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Paul of Samosata ranks 399 out of 901Before him are İbrahim Tatlıses (1952), Megasthenes (-350), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus (-232), Boris II of Bulgaria (931), Sezen Aksu (1954), and Constance of Antioch (1127). After him are Irene Angelina (1181), Sharafkhan Bidlisi (1543), Anna of Savoy (1306), Eutropius (320), Eutropius (400), and Eumenes III (-200).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Paul of Samosata ranks 56Before him are Athanasius the Athonite (920), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Tarasios of Constantinople (730), Euphemia (289), Agabus (100), and Onesimus (1). After him are Melito of Sardis (140), Germanus I of Constantinople (634), Euthymius the Great (377), Lucian of Antioch (240), Antipas of Pergamum (100), and George Syncellus (800).

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