Pope Hyginus

100 - 142

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Pope Hyginus (Greek: Υγίνος) was the bishop of Rome from c. 138 to his death in c. 142. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pope Hyginus has received more than 340,016 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Pope Hyginus is the 569th most popular religious figure (down from 465th in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Greece (down from 120th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Greek Religious Figure.

Pope Hyginus is most famous for his role in the development of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Pope Hyginus has had the most page views in the with 43,736 views, followed by Spanish (16,683), and Italian (10,395). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malay (71.26%), Yoruba (51.82%), and Sicilian (43.37%)


Among religious figures, Pope Hyginus ranks 569 out of 3,187Before him are Al-Suyuti, Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Al-Nasa'i, Pope Donus, Guru Gobind Singh, and Jephthah. After him are Junayd of Baghdad, Pope Romanus, Pope Eleutherius, Zayd ibn Ali, Sabbas the Sanctified, and Saint Giles.

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Among people born in 100, Pope Hyginus ranks 12Before him are Thecla, James the Less, Longinus, Saint Sarah, Pope Victor I, and Pope Telesphorus. After him are Justin Martyr, Lydia of Thyatira, Antipas of Pergamum, Ananias of Damascus, Philemon, and Cornelius the Centurion. Among people deceased in 142, Pope Hyginus ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 139 out of 1,024Before him are Philip V of Macedon (-238), Hippias (-600), Thespis (-600), Antonia Minor (-36), Antipope Alexander V (1339), and Tyrtaeus (-700). After him are Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Giles (640), Costa-Gavras (1933), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), and Georgios Papadopoulos (1919).


Among religious figures born in Greece, Pope Hyginus ranks 9Before him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Pope Dionysius (200), Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Saint Titus (13), Philomena (291), and Antipope Alexander V (1339). After him are Pope Eleutherius (171), Saint Giles (640), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), Athenagoras of Athens (133), Theodore Stratelates (281), and Saturnin (300).