1100 BC - 1010 BC


Samuel is a figure who, in the narratives of the Hebrew Bible, plays a key role in the transition from the period of the biblical judges to the institution of a kingdom under Saul, and again in the transition from Saul to David. He is venerated as a prophet by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In addition to his role in the Hebrew Scriptures, Samuel is mentioned in the New Testament, in rabbinical literature, and in the second chapter of the Qur'an (although here not by name). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel has received more than 1,544,874 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 58th most popular religious figure.

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  • 78.03

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  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Samuel ranks 60 out of 2,001Before him are Isaiah, Pope Pius IX, Joshua, Saint Anne, Anthony the Great, and Hildegard of Bingen. After him are Saint Lucy, Philip the Apostle, Girolamo Savonarola, Martin of Tours, Sarah, and Saint Stephen.

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Among people born in 1100 BC, Samuel ranks 1After him are Psusennes I, Ish-bosheth, Luqman, King Cheng of Zhou, Amenemnisu, Psusennes II, Osorkon the Elder, Pinedjem II, Ashur-rabi II, Shamshi-Adad IV, and Ashur-nirari IV. Among people deceased in 1010 BC, Samuel ranks 1After him is Saul.

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