Philip the Apostle

5 - 80

Philip the Apostle

Philip the Apostle (Greek: Φίλιππος; Coptic: ⲫⲓⲗⲓⲡⲡⲟⲥ, Philippos) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to New Testament. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who preached in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia. In the Roman Rite, the feast day of Philip, along with that of James the Less, was traditionally observed on 1 May, the anniversary of the dedication of the church dedicated to them in Rome (now called the Church of the Twelve Apostles). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip the Apostle has received more than 676,772 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 60th most popular religious figure.

Memorability Metrics

  • 680k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Philip the Apostles by language


Among religious figures, Philip the Apostle ranks 62 out of 2,001Before him are Joshua, Saint Anne, Anthony the Great, Hildegard of Bingen, Samuel, and Saint Lucy. After him are Girolamo Savonarola, Martin of Tours, Sarah, Saint Stephen, Simon the Zealot, and Saint Barbara.

Most Popular Religious Figures in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 5, Philip the Apostle ranks 2Before him is Paul the Apostle. After him are Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Ruzi Ying, Aristarchus of Thessalonica, and Julia Livia. Among people deceased in 80, Philip the Apostle ranks 1After him are Saint Matthias, Berenice, Vologases II of Parthia, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, and Kujula Kadphises.

Others Born in 5

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 80

Go to all Rankings

In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Philip the Apostle ranks 22 out of 294Before him are Jonah (-850), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Isaac (-1900), Thomas the Apostle (1), Isaiah (-800), and Saint Anne (-100). After him are Saint Stephen (1), Simon the Zealot (1), Josephus (37), Ariel Sharon (1928), Jude the Apostle (15), and Salome (14).