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Sophronius of Jerusalem

560 - 638

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Sophronius (Greek: Σωφρόνιος; Arabic: صفرونيوس; c. 560 – March 11, 638), called Sophronius the Sophist, was the Patriarch of Jerusalem from 634 until his death. He is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sophronius of Jerusalem has received more than 169,525 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Sophronius of Jerusalem is the 846th most popular religious figure (down from 743rd in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Syria (down from 38th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Syrian Religious Figure.

Sophronius of Jerusalem is most famous for his role in the Council of Chalcedon.

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Among religious figures, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 846 out of 2,238Before him are Juan Diego, Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Lucian of Antioch, John of Ávila, Basilides, and Antipope Clement VIII. After him are Cyriacus, Jael, Abiathar, Saint Emeric of Hungary, Al-Juwayni, and Peter Chrysologus.

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Among people born in 560, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Isidore of Seville. After him are Tassilo I of Bavaria, Labīd, and Constantina. Among people deceased in 638, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Pope Honorius I. After him is Sergius I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Syria, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 50 out of 181Before him are Tutush I (1066), Maron (301), Al-Adil I (1145), Abu'l-Fida (1273), Andrew of Crete (660), and Apollinaris of Laodicea (310). After him are Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Damascius (480), Levon Ter-Petrosyan (1945), Nizar Qabbani (1923), Hazael (-900), and Amin al-Hafiz (1921).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 10Before him are Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (1292), Ananias of Damascus (100), Émile Benveniste (1902), Romanos the Melodist (490), Maron (301), and Apollinaris of Laodicea (310). After him are Ibn Asakir (1105), Gregory III Laham (1933), Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934), John X of Antioch (1955), Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), and Ignatius Joseph III Yonan (1944).