Theophilus of Antioch

140 - 183

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There is also a Theophilus of Alexandria (c. 412 AD).Theophilus (Greek: Θεόφιλος ὁ Ἀντιοχεύς) was Patriarch of Antioch from 169 until 182. He succeeded Eros c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theophilus of Antioch has received more than 149,976 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Theophilus of Antioch is the 715th most popular religious figure (down from 695th in 2019), the 331st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 321st in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Theophilus of Antioch is most famous for being the first to use the term Trinity in his writings.

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Among religious figures, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 715 out of 2,272Before him are Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Fatima al-Fihri, Jethro, Mahapajapati Gotami, Gregory Thaumaturgus, and Thomas Wolsey. After him are Vilna Gaon, Onesimus, Saint Marinus, Josephine Bakhita, Lars Levi Laestadius, and Antipope Ursicinus.

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Among people born in 140, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 1After him is Melito of Sardis. Among people deceased in 183, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 331 out of 1,128Before him are Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), Helenus (null), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), Nebahat Çehre (1944), Pulcheria (399), and Gregory Thaumaturgus (213). After him are Ismihan Sultan (1544), Tansu Çiller (1946), Komitas (1869), Alaeddin Pasha (1250), Onesimus (1), and Gregory of Narek (951).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 53Before him are Philemon (100), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha (232), Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), and Gregory Thaumaturgus (213). After him are Onesimus (1), Expeditus (300), Athanasius the Athonite (920), Euphemia (289), Agabus (100), and Mammes of Caesarea (259).