Paul the Apostle

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Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle (Latin: Paulus; Greek: Παῦλος, romanized: Paulos; Coptic: ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ; c. 5 – c. 64 or 67), commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Hebrew name Saul of Tarsus (Hebrew: שאול התרסי‎, romanized: Sha'ūl ha-Tarsī; Greek: Σαῦλος Ταρσεύς, romanized: Saũlos Tarseús),[Acts 9:11] was an apostle (although not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of Christ to the first-century world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul the Apostle has received more than 7,908,142 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular religious figure.

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  • 7.9M

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  • 88.80

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  • 128

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Paul the Apostle ranks 9 out of 2,001Before him are Martin Luther, Saint Peter, Moses, Abraham, Mary, mother of Jesus, and Pope Francis. After him are John the Baptist, Solomon, Zoroaster, Pope John Paul II, Joseph, and Saint George.

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Among people born in 5, Paul the Apostle ranks 1After him are Philip the Apostle, Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Ruzi Ying, Aristarchus of Thessalonica, and Julia Livia. Among people deceased in 66, Paul the Apostle ranks 1After him are Petronius, Annas, Claudia Antonia, and Publius Clodius Thrasea Paetus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Paul the Apostle ranks 2 out of 901Before him are Homer (-800). After him are Herodotus (-484), Suleiman the Magnificent (1494), Heraclitus (-535), Selim II (1524), Thales of Miletus (-623), Selim I (1470), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Saint Nicholas (270), Ahmed I (1590), and Murad IV (1612).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Paul the Apostle ranks 1After him are Saint Nicholas (270), Saint Barbara (300), Luke the Evangelist (31), John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), Saint Blaise (300), Rachel (-3500), Irenaeus (130), Saint Pantaleon (275), Ephrem the Syrian (306), and Photios I of Constantinople (900).

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