Saint Mercurius

224 - 250

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Mercurius (Greek: Ἅγιος Μερκούριος, Coptic: Ⲫⲓⲗⲟⲡⲁⲧⲏⲣ Ⲙⲉⲣⲕⲟⲩⲣⲓⲟⲥ; d. 250 AD) was a Greek soldier, who became a Christian saint and martyr. He was born in the city of Eskentos in Cappadocia, in Eastern Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Mercurius has received more than 140,086 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Saint Mercurius is the 1,326th most popular religious figure, the 674th most popular biography from Turkey and the 94th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

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  • 140k

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  • 64.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Saint Mercurius ranks 1,326 out of 2,272Before him are Vilmos Zsigmond, Polyeuctus, Hōjō Ujimasa, John Berchmans, Luis Ladaria Ferrer, and Peter Chanel. After him are Joseph II of Constantinople, Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Diego Laynez, Vitalis of Milan, Ippolito d'Este, and José Saraiva Martins.

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Among people born in 224, Saint Mercurius ranks 2Before him is Jungcheon of Goguryeo.  Among people deceased in 250, Saint Mercurius ranks 9Before him are Denis, Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha, Herodian, Philostratus, Cai Yan, and Aryadeva. After him are Censorinus and Licinianus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Saint Mercurius ranks 674 out of 1,128Before him are Adalet Ağaoğlu (1929), Âşık Veysel (1894), Asad ibn al-Furat (759), Antimachus (-400), George, Emperor of Trebizond (1255), and Laodice I (-300). After him are Gessius Florus (100), Cerinthus (100), Ardys of Lydia (-750), Euphorbus (null), Thaddeus of Edessa (100), and Polemon I of Pontus (-65).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Saint Mercurius ranks 94Before him are Eunomius of Cyzicus (335), Babylas of Antioch (238), Aulus Licinius Archias (-121), Eutychius of Constantinople (512), Severus of Antioch (456), and Antony II of Constantinople (829). After him are Thaddeus of Edessa (100), Theodosius the Cenobiarch (424), Jacob Baradaeus (505), Michael the Syrian (1126), Joseph Genesius (1000), and Evodius (50).