3500 BC - 1553 BC

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Rachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל‎, romanized: Rāḥêl, 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; their mother was Adinah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rachel has received more than 1,928,760 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Rachel is the 179th most popular religious figure (up from 207th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 86th 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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Among religious figures, Rachel ranks 179 out of 2,272Before her are Bilal ibn Rabah, Padre Pio, Pope Innocent VIII, Agnes of Rome, Pope Innocent XIII, and Pope Clement IX. After her are Pope Joan, Pope Innocent XII, John Bosco, Pope Leo III, Pope Gregory XIV, and John of Nepomuk.

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Among people born in 3500 BC, Rachel ranks 1After her are Bathsheba, 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 72 out of 1,128Before her are Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Saint Blaise (300), Mahmud I (1696), Aspasia (-470), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), and Honorius (384). After her are Constantine VII (905), Nestorius (381), Piri Reis (1470), Ibn Taymiyyah (1263), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), and Alexios I Komnenos (1048).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Rachel ranks 8Before her are Saint George (280), Saint Nicholas (270), Luke the Evangelist (31), John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), and Saint Blaise (300). After her are Saint Pantaleon (275), Irenaeus (130), Photios I of Constantinople (900), Sabbatai Zevi (1626), Saint Timothy (17), and Marcion of Sinope (85).