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Saint Monica

332 - 387

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Monica (c. 332 – 387) was an early North African Christian saint and the mother of Augustine of Hippo. She is remembered and honored in the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, albeit on different feast days, for her outstanding Christian virtues, particularly the suffering caused by her husband's adultery, and her prayerful life dedicated to the reformation of her son, who wrote extensively of her pious acts and life with her in his Confessions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Monica has received more than 1,233,507 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Saint Monica is the 355th most popular religious figure (up from 372nd in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Religious Figure.

Saint Monica is most famous for her role in the conversion of her son, Augustine, to Christianity.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Saint Monica ranks 355 out of 2,238Before her are Pope Marinus II, Pope Celestine IV, Geli Raubal, Pope Honorius I, Pope Symmachus, and Hosea. After her are Muhammad al-Mahdi, Pope Vitalian, Saint Apollonia, Pope Zosimus, Mahavira, and Saint Nino.

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Among people born in 332, Saint Monica ranks 1After her is Moses the Black. Among people deceased in 387, Saint Monica ranks 1

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Saint Monica ranks 10 out of 184Before her are Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Jacques Derrida (1930), Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), and Jugurtha (-160). After her are Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), Emir Abdelkader (1808), Édouard-Henri Avril (1849), Juba II (-52), Jacques Attali (1943), and Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945).


Among religious figures born in Algeria, Saint Monica ranks 1