Saint Naum

830 - 910

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Naum (Bulgarian and Macedonian: Свети Наум, Sveti Naum, also known as Naum of Ohrid or Naum of Preslav (c. 830 – December 23, 910), was a medieval Bulgarian writer and missionary among the Slavs, considered one of the Seven Apostles of the First Bulgarian Empire. He was among the disciples of Cyril and Methodius and is associated with the creation of the Glagolitic and Cyrillic script. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Naum has received more than 151,727 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Saint Naum is the 542nd most popular writer (up from 560th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Bulgaria and the 3rd most popular Bulgarian Writer.

Saint Naum is most famous for his work as a hermit and poet in the 10th century.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Saint Naum has had the most page views in the with 25,678 views, followed by Macedonian (11,603), and Serbian (9,232). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Aromanian (300.74%), Albanian (181.10%), and Hungarian (48.80%)


Among writers, Saint Naum ranks 542 out of 7,302Before him are Kazuo Ishiguro, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Paul Claudel, T. S. Eliot, Bai Juyi, and Gaston Leroux. After him are Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Eugenio Montale, Frantz Fanon, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Gustav Meyrink, and Georg Trakl.

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Among people born in 830, Saint Naum ranks 4Before him are Rurik, Pope Marinus I, and Junayd of Baghdad. After him are Carloman of Bavaria, Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders, Kocel, Ermentrude of Orléans, Emperor Kōkō, Guthrum, Rimbert, and Mutimir of Serbia. Among people deceased in 910, Saint Naum ranks 3Before him are Ingólfr Arnarson, and Junayd of Baghdad. After him are Alfonso III of Asturias, Yasovarman I, Richilde of Provence, Gebhard, Duke of Lorraine, and Ishaq ibn Hunayn.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Saint Naum ranks 19 out of 415Before him are Julia Kristeva (1941), Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Talaat Pasha (1874), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), and Kubrat (605). After him are Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), Hristo Stoichkov (1966), Sylvie Vartan (1944), Tzvetan Todorov (1939), and Vasil Levski (1837).

Among WRITERS In Bulgaria

Among writers born in Bulgaria, Saint Naum ranks 3Before him are Aesop (-620), and Elias Canetti (1905). After him are Hristo Botev (1848), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), Georgi Markov (1929), Ivan Vazov (1850), Gregory Tsamblak (1365), Constantine of Preslav (900), Sabahattin Ali (1907), Angel Wagenstein (1922), and Georgi Sava Rakovski (1821).