Famous Religious Leaders

The Most Famous Religious Leaders

Prophet MuhammadApril 22, 571Saudi ArabianProphet Muhammad was the founder of Islam, one of the most widespread religions in the world
Eckhart TolleFebruary 16, 1948GermanEckhart Tolle is a well-known spiritual leader, and author
Murad IVJuly 26, 1612TurkishMurad IV was one of the mighty Sultans in the history of the Ottoman Empire
T. B. JoshuaJune 12, 1963NigerianT
Russell M. NelsonSeptember 9, 1924AmericanRussell M
Bernadette SoubirousJanuary 7, 1844FrenchSaint Bernadette was a Christian Saint who had Marian apparitions of a small young lady who identified herself as the Immaculate Conception
Gautama Buddha563 BCNepaliGautama Buddha was a spiritual leader on whose teachings Buddhism was founded
Charles Taze RussellFebruary 16, 1852AmericanTaze Russell was the founder of the International Bible Students Association
Nizamuddin Auliya1238IndianNizamuddin Auliya was the fourth Spiritual Successor (Khalifa) of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer
Pope Alexander VIJanuary 1, 1431ItalianPope Alexander VI was the Spanish-born 214th Pope
Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad was a black American leader of the religious and social movement known as the ‘Nation of Islam’ (NOI)

AmericanOctober 7, 1897214 views

St Paul

St Paul is one of the greatest contributors to Christianity

Italian5129 views


Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century and is credited as the person who spread Chan Buddhism to China.

Chinese483129 views

St Francis of Assisi

St Francis of Assisi was one of the most venerated religious figures in the history of Christianity

ItalianNovember 26, 1182127 views

John The Baptist

John the Baptist is regarded as the forerunner of Jesus Christ

Israeli111 views

John Wesley

John Wesley was an Anglican cleric & theologian, who founded the Methodist movement

BritishJune 17, 1703155 views

John Huss

Jon Huss was a noted academic, priest and church reformer, born in the latter half of the 14 century in the Bohemian town of Husinec

Czech1369190 views


Isaiah was one of the most influential prophets in Judaism

Israeli108 views


Emanuel Swedenborg is one of the most prominent persons in Swedish history

SwedishJanuary 29, 1688141 views

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI is a prominent religious figure as the Pope Emeritus

GermanApril 16, 1927101 views