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Saint Spyridon

270 - 348

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Saint Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous also sometimes written Saint Spiridon (Greek: Ἅγιος Σπυρίδων; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Spyridon has received more than 263,830 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Saint Spyridon is the 487th most popular religious figure (up from 606th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Cyprus (up from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Cypriot Religious Figure.

Saint Spyridon is most famous for being the founder of the Church of Saint Spyridon, in the city of Methoni, Greece. He was a bishop and he was also a healer.

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Among religious figures, Saint Spyridon ranks 487 out of 2,238Before him are Umm Salama, Laban, Rashi, Dorothea of Caesarea, Pope Soter, and Jehoshaphat. After him are Antipope Clement VII, Ansgar, Pope Silverius, Ahmed Yassin, Korah, and Peter the Hermit.

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Among people born in 270, Saint Spyridon ranks 3Before him are Saint Nicholas and Demetrius of Thessaloniki. After him are Maximinus II and Flavia Maximiana Theodora. Among people deceased in 348, Saint Spyridon ranks 2Before him is Pachomius the Great.

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In Cyprus

Among people born in Cyprus, Saint Spyridon ranks 5 out of 73Before him are Zeno of Citium (-334), Theodora (500), Ptolemy XII Auletes (-117), and Makarios III (1913). After him are Nicos Anastasiades (1946), John the Merciful (550), Michael Cacoyannis (1922), Tassos Papadopoulos (1934), Rauf Denktaş (1924), Glafcos Clerides (1919), and Alparslan Türkeş (1917).


Among religious figures born in Cyprus, Saint Spyridon ranks 1After him are John the Merciful (550) and Paul IV of Constantinople (null).