Sophronius of Jerusalem

560 - 638

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Sophronius (c. 560 – March 11, 638; Greek: Σωφρόνιος, Arabic: صفرونيوس), 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 146,744 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Sophronius of Jerusalem is the 744th most popular religious figure (down from 728th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Syria (down from 29th in 2019) and the 8th 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 744 out of 2,272Before him are Willibrord, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Umm Kulthum bint Ali, Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, Giovanni Battista Re, and Sen no Rikyū. After him are Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Euphemia, Agnes of Bohemia, Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros, Louise de Marillac, and Abd Manaf ibn Qusai.

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Among people born in 560, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Isidore of Seville. After him is Labīd. 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 38 out of 158Before him are Julia Maesa (165), Moustapha Akkad (1930), Nicolaus of Damascus (-64), Michel Aflaq (1910), Maron (301), and Abu'l-Fida (1273). After him are Khaled al-Asaad (1932), Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), Herodian (170), Andrew of Crete (660), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), and Ananias of Damascus (100).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Sophronius of Jerusalem ranks 8Before him are Pope Gregory III (700), John Climacus (579), Pope Sisinnius (650), Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (1292), Émile Benveniste (1902), and Maron (301). After him are Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), Ananias of Damascus (100), Romanos the Melodist (490), Ibn Asakir (1105), Gregory III Laham (1933), and Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930).