Saint Anne

100 BC - 100

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Anne has received more than 2,018,568 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Saint Anne is the 86th most popular religious figure (down from 55th in 2019). (up from 21st in 2019)

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

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  • 77.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Saint Anne ranks 86 out of 2,238Before her are Isaiah, Pope Pius X, Hasan ibn Ali, Philip the Apostle, Pope Benedict XV, and Jude the Apostle. After her are Pope Paul III, Pope Leo XIII, Maimonides, Teresa of Ávila, Saint Lawrence, and Methuselah.

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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, Joachim, Crixus, Herodias, Cornelius Nepos, Simon of Cyrene, and Cleopatra V of Egypt. Among people deceased in 100, Saint Anne ranks 7Before her are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, John the Apostle, Mary Magdalene, Bartholomew the Apostle, and Josephus. After her are Elizabeth, Salome, Zechariah, John the Evangelist, Zacchaeus, and Caiaphas.

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