1803 BC - 1676 BC

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Sarah (Hebrew: שָׂרָה‎, Modern: Sara, Tiberian: Śārā; Arabic: سَارَة Sārah) born Sarai (שָׂרַי‎ Sāray) is a biblical matriarch and prophetess, a major figure in Abrahamic religions. While different Abrahamic faiths portray her differently, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all depict her character similarly, as that of a pious woman, renowned for her hospitality and beauty, the wife and half-sister of Abraham, and the mother of Isaac. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah has received more than 2,851,356 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Sarah is the 50th most popular religious figure (up from 64th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Iraq and the 2nd most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

Sarah is most famous for her work in the abolitionist movement, which was a movement to end slavery in the United States. She became an activist at a young age, and she was an important figure in the Underground Railroad.

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Among religious figures, Sarah ranks 50 out of 2,272Before her are Romulus Augustulus, Samuel, Pope Alexander VI, Isaiah, Benedict of Nursia, and Pope Clement VII. After her are Pope John XXIII, Saint Valentine, Jerome, Saint Stephen, Saint Anne, and Pope Julius II.

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Among people born in 1803 BC, Sarah ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1676 BC, Sarah ranks 1

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Among people born in Iraq, Sarah ranks 6 out of 300Before her are Abraham (-1813), Saladin (1138), Hammurabi (-1810), Saddam Hussein (1937), and Nebuchadnezzar II (-630). After her are Abu Hanifa (698), Ibn al-Haytham (965), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Mani (216), Al-Kindi (801), and Ashurbanipal (-685).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Sarah ranks 2Before her are Abraham (-1813). After her are Abu Hanifa (698), Mani (216), Rabia of Basra (710), Belshazzar (-600), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Idris (-3500), Ezra (-500), Hasan al-Askari (846), and Junayd of Baghdad (830).