Saint Lucy

283 - 304

Saint Lucy

Lucia of Syracuse (283–304), also called Saint Lucia (Latin: Sancta Lucia) or Saint Lucy, was a Christian martyr who died during the Diocletianic Persecution. She is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox churches. She is one of eight women (including Saint Mary) explicitly commemorated by Roman Catholics in the Canon of the Mass. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Lucy has received more than 1,292,572 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 59th most popular religious figure.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 77.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Saint Lucy ranks 61 out of 2,001Before her are Pope Pius IX, Joshua, Saint Anne, Anthony the Great, Hildegard of Bingen, and Samuel. After her are Philip the Apostle, Girolamo Savonarola, Martin of Tours, Sarah, Saint Stephen, and Simon the Zealot.

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Among people born in 283, Saint Lucy ranks 1After her is Eusebius of Vercelli. Among people deceased in 304, Saint Lucy ranks 1After her are Saint Florian, Pancras of Rome, Vincent of Saragossa, Christina of Bolsena, Pope Marcellinus, Philomena, Eulalia of Mérida, Anastasia of Sirmium, Euphemia, Juliana of Nicomedia, and Saint Afra.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Saint Lucy ranks 81 out of 3,282Before her are Livy (-59), Giotto (1267), Giorgio Vasari (1511), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Michael Collins (1930), and Enrico Fermi (1901). After her are Girolamo Savonarola (1452), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Zeno of Elea (-490), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), and Domitian (51).