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Shenoute of Atripe, also known as Shenoute the Great or Saint Shenoute the Archimandrite (Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ϣⲉⲛⲟⲩϯ ⲡⲓⲁⲣⲭⲓⲙⲁⲛ'ⲇⲣⲓⲧⲏⲥ; (347-465 or 348-466) was the abbot of the White Monastery in Egypt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shenoute has received more than 54,642 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Shenoute is the 1,209th most popular religious figure, the 286th most popular biography from Egypt and the 33rd most popular Egyptian Religious Figure.

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  • 1.77

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Among religious figures, Shenoute ranks 1,209 out of 2,272Before him are Kevin Farrell, Pietro Gasparri, Shinran, Alfred Loisy, John IV of Constantinople, and Oswald of Northumbria. After him are Nicholas of Japan, Stephen Harding, Edward Schillebeeckx, Barsanuphius, Fouad Twal, and Gregorio Barbarigo.

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Among people born in 348, Shenoute ranks 2Before him is Prudentius.  Among people deceased in 466, Shenoute ranks 2Before him is Theodoric II.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Shenoute ranks 286 out of 520Before him are Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Carpocrates (100), Ammonius Hermiae (440), Pentawer (-1173), and John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250). After him are Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Barsanuphius (401), Menkare (-2200), Edmond Jabès (1912), Boutros Ghali (1846), and Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928).


Among religious figures born in Egypt, Shenoute ranks 33Before him are Pope Peter I of Alexandria (300), Pope Theophilus of Alexandria (310), Apollos (100), Pope Anianus of Alexandria (100), Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria (1952), and Carpocrates (100). After him are Barsanuphius (401), Anatolius of Constantinople (301), Pope Avilius of Alexandria (100), Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria (1902), Pope Demetrius I of Alexandria (200), and Macarius of Alexandria (297).