RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Saint Peter

1 BC - 67

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Saint Peter (died between AD 64 and 68), also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon ( (listen)), Cephas (), or Peter the Apostle, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the early Church. According to Christian tradition, Peter was crucified in Rome under Emperor Nero. He is traditionally counted as the first bishop of Rome‍—‌or pope‍—‌and also by Eastern Christian tradition as the first patriarch of Antioch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Peter has received more than 8,154,039 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). Saint Peter is the 7th most popular religious figure (down from 4th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Israel (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Saint Peter is most famous for being the first pope and for being crucified upside down.

Memorability Metrics

  • 8.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 92.98

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  • 119

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 19.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Saint Peter ranks 7 out of 2,272Before him are Muhammad, Jesus, Martin Luther, Moses, Abraham, and Mary, mother of Jesus. After him are Paul the Apostle, Pope Francis, John the Baptist, Zoroaster, Pope John Paul II, and Jacob.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1 BC, Saint Peter ranks 1After him are Joel, Abgar V, Onjo of Baekje, Pothinus, Parthenius of Nicaea, Herod of Chalcis, Lucius Arruntius Camillus Scribonianus, and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus. Among people deceased in 67, Saint Peter ranks 1After him are Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo and Cestius Gallus.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Saint Peter ranks 3 out of 389Before him are Jesus (-4) and Mary, mother of Jesus (-100). After him are John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Ramesses II (-1303), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), and Jonah (-850).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Saint Peter ranks 3Before him are Jesus (-4) and Mary, mother of Jesus (-100). After him are John the Baptist (-20), Elijah (-1000), Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), Jonah (-850), and Matthew the Apostle (10).