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Tarsicius or Tarcisius was a martyr of the early Christian church who lived in the 3rd century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tarcisius has received more than 227,959 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Tarcisius is the 644th most popular religious figure (down from 620th in 2019), the 768th most popular biography from Italy (down from 754th in 2019) and the 248th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Tarcisius is most famous for being the only person to die as a martyr in the Roman amphitheater during the persecution of Christians.

Memorability Metrics

  • 230k

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  • 65.10

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Tarcisius has had the most page views in the with 45,671 views, followed by English (38,298), and Portuguese (20,733). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (100.00%), Swedish (56.16%), and Catalan (43.90%)


Among religious figures, Tarcisius ranks 644 out of 3,187Before him are Catherine Labouré, Obadiah, Nicodemus, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, Clotilde, and Pope Anastasius II. After him are Eleazar, Pope Theodore I, Maudgalyayana, Angelus Silesius, Billy Graham, and Saint Walpurga.

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Among people born in 263, Tarcisius ranks 2Before him is Licinius.  Among people deceased in 275, Tarcisius ranks 3Before him are Zenobia, and Aurelian. After him are Paul of Samosata, and Mammes of Caesarea.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tarcisius ranks 768 out of 5,161Before him are Roger de Flor (1267), Pope Anastasius II (450), Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787), Luca Giordano (1634), Teia (550), and Gianni Agnelli (1921). After him are Ferruccio Busoni (1866), Charles Martel of Anjou (1271), Lucius Cornelius Cinna (-135), Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli (1397), Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), and Giovanni Paisiello (1740).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Tarcisius ranks 248Before him are Alexius of Rome (400), Pope Eusebius (250), Pope Leo VI (914), Pope Vigilius (500), Pope Felix IV (480), and Pope Anastasius II (450). After him are Pope Benedict IV (860), Pope Benedict V (930), John of Capistrano (1386), Jacobus da Varagine (1228), Pope Leo V (870), and Tarcisio Bertone (1934).