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3500 BC - 1553 BC

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Rachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל, romanized: Rāḥēl, lit. 'ewe') was a Biblical figure, the favorite of Jacob's two wives, and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, two of the twelve progenitors of the tribes of Israel. Rachel's father was Laban. Her older sister was Leah, Jacob's first wife. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rachel has received more than 2,434,644 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Rachel is the 169th most popular religious figure (up from 179th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Rachel Carson was a marine biologist who studied the effects of pesticides on the environment. She is most famous for her book Silent Spring, which led to the banning of DDT and other pesticides.

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  • 2.55

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Among religious figures, Rachel ranks 169 out of 2,238Before her are Pope Nicholas V, Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib, Pope Urban V, Pope Alexander VII, Pope Gregory XIV, and Saint Cecilia. After her are Pope Eugene IV, Pope Gregory VIII, Pope Boniface IX, Bridget of Sweden, Pope Clement XIII, and Elizabeth of Hungary.

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Among people born in 3500 BC, Rachel ranks 2Before her is Bathsheba. After her are Idris, Scorpion II, Scorpion I, Tiu, Wazner, Khayu, Mekh, and Neheb. Among people deceased in 1553 BC, Rachel ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Rachel ranks 70 out of 1,301Before her are Selim III (1761), Mahmud I (1696), Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Aspasia (-470), Anaximenes of Miletus (-585), and Hipparchus (-190). After her are Herostratus (-301), Osman III (1699), Ibn Taymiyyah (1263), Mustafa III (1717), Murad V (1840), and Lucian (120).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Rachel ranks 8Before her are Saint Nicholas (270), Saint George (280), Luke the Evangelist (31), John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), and Saint Blaise (300). After her are Ignatius of Antioch (35), Irenaeus (130), Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940), Saint Pantaleon (275), Gregory of Nyssa (335), and Ulfilas (311).