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Nahabed I

aka: Nahapet I
bornactivedied
unknown1691-1705unknown
Catholicose of All Armenian (1691-1705)* Oriental Orthodoxy......Catholicos Nahabed I of Edessa was the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church between 1691 and 1705. He was a virtuous man of meek disposition. He made many improvements to Etchmiadzin during his reign and attempted to reunite his countrymen. He wrote to Pope Innocent XII professing sub...
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Syedna Abdulqadir Najmuddin

bornactivedied
unknown1840-1885unknown
Islam; Dai al-Mutlaq Leader (1840–1885)* Dawoodi Bohra


Syedna Yusuf Najmuddin

bornactivedied
unknown1787-1799unknown
Islam; Dai al-Mutlaq Leader (1787-1799)* Dawoodi Bohra


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Guru Nanak

borndied
14691539
the founder of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus and Punjabi Poet. Nanak’s teachings can be found in the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib, as a vast collection of revelatory verses recorded in Gurmukhi.
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James Nayler

aka: Naylor
borndied
16161660
an English Quaker leader. He is among the members of the Valiant Sixty, a group of early Quaker preachers and missionaries. At the peak of his career, he preached against enclosure and the slave trade. In 1656, Nayler achieved national notoriety when he re-enacted Christ's entry into Jerusalem by entering Bristol on a donkey. He was imprisoned and charged wi...
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Elias Neau

aka: Élie
borndied
16621722, Sep 7
a French Huguenot who was imprisoned in the Bastille, went to New York where he was a prosperous merchant, and on visiting France in the 1690s was sentenced to a life sentence as a galley slave. After being freed, he became an Anglican catechist to "Negroes and Indians". In 1706, he secured passage of a bill in New York stating that slaves could be catechize...
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Nektarios

bornactivedied
unknown1812-1819unknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (1812–1819)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Pavle Nenadovic

aka: Nenadovi?
bornactivedied
1703, Jan 141726-17681768, Aug 15
the Metropolitan of Karlovci from 1749 to 1768 for the Serbian Orthodox Church. He was born in Budim, Hungary. At the age of eighteen, he was employed as a clerk in the Budim Magistrates Office. He became a Serbian Orthodox cleric in 1726, after which he took monastic vows in the Rakovac Monastery. In 1737, Serbian Patriarch Arsenije IV appointed Pavle as hi...
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Neophytos

bornactivedied
unknown1760-1761unknown
Metropolitan of Durrë (1760-1761)* Orthodox Church of Albania


Neophytos

bornactivedied
unknown1840-1846unknown
Metropolitan of Turnovo (1840–1846)* Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Neophytos

bornactivedied
unknown1848-1858unknown
Metropolitan of Turnovo (1848–1858)* Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Neophytos

bornactivedied
unknown1828-1831unknown
Metropolitan of Skopje (1828–1831)* Orthodox Church of Macedonia / under Patriarchate of Constantinople


Neophytos III

bornactivedied
unknown1745-1745unknown
Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cypru (1745-1745)* Orthodox Church of Cyprus


Neophytos I

bornactivedied
unknown1738-1753unknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (1738-1753)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Neophytos II

bornactivedied
unknown1840-1849unknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (1840–1849)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Neophytos IV

bornactivedied
unknown1774unknown
Metropolitan of Athens (0-1774)* Orthodox Church of Greece


Neophytos of Ramnic

borndied
unknownunknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (0–0)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Neophytos V, Metaxas

bornactivedied
unknown1833-1862unknown
Metropolitan of Athens and All Greece (1833–1862)* Orthodox Church of Greece


Neophytus II

bornactivedied
unknown1602-1612unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1602–03 and in 1607–12), restored*Church of Constantinople
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Neophytus III of Nicea

bornactivedied
unknown1636-1637unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1636-1637)*Church of Constantinople
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Neophytus IV

bornactivedied
unknown1688unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1688)*Church of Constantinople
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Neophytus V

bornactivedied
unknown1707unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1707)* Church of Constantinople
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Neophytus VI

bornactivedied
unknown1734-1744unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1734-1740, 1743-1744), restored* Church of Constantinople
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Neophytus VII

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unknown1789-1801unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1789–1794, 1798–1801)* Church of Constantinople
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Nephon II

bornactivedied
unknown1486-1502unknown
the Ecumenical Patriarch of the Church of Constantinople three times: from 1486 to 1488, from 1497 to 1498 and for a short time in 1502. He is honored as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church and his feast day is August 11. In 1482 he was elected Metropolitan of Thessaloniki and at the end of 1486 he was elected Patriarch of Constantinople, supported by th...
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Nerses V

bornactivedied
unknown1706-1763unknown
(anti-catholicos) Catholicose of Aluank' (1706-1763)*


Nerses V

bornactivedied
unknown1843-1857unknown
Catholicose of All Armenian (1843–1857)* Armenian Apostolic Church


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John Henry Newman

borndied
18011890
an important figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. He was known nationally by the mid-1830s. Also a writer, poet, and hymnist.
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John Newton

borndied
1725, Jul 241807, Dec 21
an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for "Amazing Grace" and "Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken".
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David Nieto

bornactivedied
16541702-17281728, Jan 10
the Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in London, later succeeded in this capacity by his son, Isaac Nieto. In 1702 Nieto succeeded Solomon Ayllon as ecclesiastical chief of the Portuguese Jews in London; and two years after his settlement in that city he published his theological treatise, Della Divina Providencia, ó sea Naturalezza Unive...
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Isaac Nieto

borndied
17021774
the Haham of the Portuguese congregation Sha'are Hashamayim, Bevis Marks, London, and the son of David Nieto. He was officially appointed as "hakham ha-shalem" in 1733, but gave up the post in 1741 and went abroad. He returned in 1747 and took up the profession of notary. Nieto preached on February 6, 1756, the day of fast and penitence ordered by the king, ...
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Gualterus Michael van Nieuwhuyzen

bornactivedied
unknown1767-1797unknown
Archbishop of Utrecht (1767-1797)*Old Catholicism: Church of Utrecht


Nifon II

bornactivedied
unknown1850-1865unknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (1850–1865)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Nikanor

bornactivedied
unknown1848-1856unknown
Metropolitan of St. Petersburg (1848–1856)* Russian Orthodox Church


Nikanor Ivanovic-Njegos

bornactivedied
unknown1853-1860unknown
Metropolitan (1853–1860)* Montenegrin Orthodox Church


Nikiphoros

bornactivedied
unknown1639-16451645, Apr
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria (1639-1645) for the Greek Orthodox Church. During his tenure as Patriarch, more friction arose with the Hierarchs of Sinai, who continued to perform religious ceremonies at the Sinai Dependency of Cairo, without the essential permission of the Patriarch of Alexandria. When Nikiphoros was away in Moldovlachia they attained the...
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Nikiphoros

bornactivedied
unknown1728-1747unknown
Archbishop of Sinai (1728-1747)* Orthodox Church of Mount Sinai


Nikiphoros

bornactivedied
unknown1722-1739unknown
Metropolitan of Turnovo (1722-1739)* Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Nikitas

bornactivedied
unknown1740-1749unknown
Metropolitan of Durrë (1740-1749)* Orthodox Church of Albania


Nikodim

bornactivedied
unknown1742-1745unknown
Metropolitan of St. Petersburg (1742-1745)* Russian Orthodox Church


Nikodimos

borndied
unknownunknown
Metropolitan of Durrë (1702-0)* Orthodox Church of Albania


Nikoloz VII

aka: Nikoloz VIII
bornactivedied
unknown1742-1744unknown
Catholicos-Patriarch of Iberia (1742-1744) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Patriarch Nikon I

aka: Nikita Minin, Nikon of Moscow
bornactivedied
1605, May 71652-16661681, Aug 17
the seventh Patriarch of Moscow and all the Rus' of the Russian Orthodox Church, serving officially from 1652 to 1666. He was renowned for his eloquence, energy, piety and close ties to Tsar Alexis of Russia. Nikon introduced many reforms which eventually led to a lasting schism known as Raskol in the Russian Orthodox Church. For many years he was a dominant...
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David Nitschmann

borndied
1695/96, Dec 181772, Oct 8
with Johann Leonhard Dober, was one of the two first missionaries of the Moravian Brethren (Herrnhuter Brüder) in the West Indies in 1732, and the first Bishop of the Renewed Unitas Fratrum, the Moravian Church or Evangelische Brüdergemeine. In 1735 in Berlin, he was consecrated the first Bishop of the Renewed Unitas Fratrum, the Herrnhuter Brüder or Mora...
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Petar II Petrovic Njegos

borndied
18131851
a Prince-Bishop (vladika) of Montenegro, poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered some of the most important in Montenegrin and Serbian literature.
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Jean-Antoine Nollet

aka: Abbé Nollet
bornactivedied
1700, Nov 191728-17701770, Apr 25
a French clergyman and physicist. He joined the Royal Society of London in 1734 and later became the first professor of experimental physics at the University of Paris. He is reputed to have given the name to the Leyden jar after it was invented by Pieter van Musschenbroek. In 1748 he discovered the phenomenon of osmosis in natural membranes. In 1750 Nollet ...
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Sylvester Norris

borndied
1571 ca1630, Mar 16
an English Roman Catholic controversial writer and missionary priest. In the prosecutions following upon the Gunpowder Plot, Norris was committed to the Bridewell. From his prison he addressed a letter to the Earl of Salisbury, dated 1 December 1605, in which he protests his innocence, and in proof of his loyalty promises to repair to Rome, and labor so that...
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Syedna Nur Mohammed Nuruddin

bornactivedied
unknown1711-1719unknown
Islam; Dai al-Mutlaq Leader (1711-1719)* Dawoodi Bohra

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