Saint Anne

100 BC - 100

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According to apocrypha, as well as Christian and Islamic tradition, Saint Anne was the mother of Mary, the wife of Joachim and the maternal grandmother of Jesus. Mary's mother is not named in the Bible's canonical gospels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Anne has received more than 2,580,574 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Saint Anne is the 73rd most popular religious figure (up from 85th in 2019).

Saint Anne is most famous for being the mother of the Virgin Mary.

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  • 77.80

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  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among religious figures, Saint Anne ranks 73 out of 3,187Before her are Bartholomew the Apostle, Pope Innocent VII, Pope Julius II, 14th Dalai Lama, John Chrysostom, and Rachel. After her are Pope Pius V, Pope Pius XI, Benedict of Nursia, Hasan ibn Ali, Pope Urban II, and Pope Gregory XIII.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Saint Anne ranks 5Before her are Julius Caesar, Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, and Bartholomew the Apostle. After her are Elizabeth, Lazarus of Bethany, Joachim, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Cornelius Nepos, and Crixus. Among people deceased in 100, Saint Anne ranks 7Before her are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, Josephus, Mary Magdalene, John the Apostle, and Bartholomew the Apostle. After her are Salome, Elizabeth, Zechariah, John the Evangelist, Caiaphas, and Herodias.

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