Saint Pantaleon

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Saint Pantaleon (Greek: Παντελεήμων, Russian: Пантелеи́мон, romanized: Panteleímon; "all-compassionate"), counted in the West among the late-medieval Fourteen Holy Helpers and in the East as one of the Holy Unmercenary Healers, was a martyr of Nicomedia in Bithynia during the Diocletianic Persecution of 305 AD. Though there is evidence to suggest that a martyr named Pantaleon existed, some consider the stories of his life and death to be purely legendary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Pantaleon has received more than 223,305 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Saint Pantaleon is the 204th most popular religious figure (up from 242nd in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 100th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Saint Pantaleon is most famous for being the patron saint of physicians and surgeons. Saint Pantaleon was a doctor who was martyred in the third century for refusing to renounce his faith.

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Among religious figures, Saint Pantaleon ranks 204 out of 2,272Before him are Philip Melanchthon, Aminah, Pope John VIII, Pope Celestine III, Ambrose, and Pope Celestine V. After him are Elizabeth of Hungary, Jacques de Molay, Saint Matthias, Pope Sixtus IV, Pope Linus, and Pope Lucius I.

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Among people born in 275, Saint Pantaleon ranks 1After him is Saint Marinus. Among people deceased in 303, Saint Pantaleon ranks 2Before him is Saint George. After him are Vitus, Erasmus of Formia, Expeditus, Cao Huan, Cyriacus, Eulalia of Barcelona, Agathius, Saint Chrysogonus, Fermin, and Cassian of Imola.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Saint Pantaleon ranks 84 out of 1,128Before him are Alexios I Komnenos (1048), Abdulmejid II (1868), Murad V (1840), Lucian (120), Valerian (200), and Manuel I Komnenos (1118). After him are Osman III (1699), Mustafa III (1717), Zoë Porphyrogenita (978), Hatice Sultan (1496), Irenaeus (130), and Abdülaziz (1830).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Saint Pantaleon ranks 9Before him are Saint Nicholas (270), Luke the Evangelist (31), John Chrysostom (349), Margaret the Virgin (292), Saint Blaise (300), and Rachel (-3500). After him are Irenaeus (130), Photios I of Constantinople (900), Sabbatai Zevi (1626), Saint Timothy (17), Marcion of Sinope (85), and Fethullah Gülen (1941).