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Saint Pothinus

87 - 177

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Saint Pothinus (French: Saint Pothin) was the first bishop of Lyon and the first bishop of Gaul. He is first mentioned in a letter attributed to Irenaeus of Lyon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Pothinus has received more than 44,411 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Saint Pothinus is the 1,590th most popular religious figure, the 793rd most popular biography from Turkey and the 108th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Saint Pothinus ranks 1,590 out of 2,238Before him are Antonio Cañizares Llovera, Peter Bartholomew, Anastasios of Albania, Lupus of Troyes, Acacius of Constantinople, and Saint Publius. After him are Gilberto Agustoni, Johannes Willebrands, Abbé Faria, Walter Brandmüller, Hans Tausen, and Fouad Twal.

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Among people born in 87, Saint Pothinus ranks 2Before him is Charalambos.  Among people deceased in 177, Saint Pothinus ranks 3Before him are Herodes Atticus and Blandina.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Saint Pothinus ranks 793 out of 1,301Before him are Aristides Quintilianus (150), Peter of Sebaste (345), Nicomedes III of Bithynia (-200), Alcidamas (null), Constantine Lascaris (1434), and Rufus of Ephesus (100). After him are Albinus (100), Baltacı Mehmet Pasha (1662), Asad ibn al-Furat (759), Athanasius I of Constantinople (1230), Joseph Bringas (950), and Evodius (50).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Saint Pothinus ranks 108Before him are Eutychius of Constantinople (512), Modestus of Jerusalem (537), Michael the Syrian (1126), Antony II of Constantinople (829), Alypius the Stylite (700), and Peter of Sebaste (345). After him are Athanasius I of Constantinople (1230), Evodius (50), Alexander of Jerusalem (200), Benjamin I of Constantinople (1871), Henri Langlois (1914), and Eudoxius of Antioch (300).