- Name: Simon the Zealot
- Died: ~65 or ~107
Simon the Zealot (Acts 1:13, Luke 6:15) or Simon the Canaanite or Simon the Cananaean (Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18; Greek: Σίμων ὁ Κανανίτης; Coptic: ⲥⲓⲙⲱⲛ ⲡⲓ-ⲕⲁⲛⲁⲛⲉⲟⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܫܡܥܘܢ ܩܢܢܝܐ?) was one of the most obscure among the apostles of Jesus. A few pseudepigraphical writings were connected to him, but Saint Jerome does not include him in De viris illustribus written between 392–393 AD.
Birth Place: Judea
Death Place: place of death disputed. Possibly Pella, Armenia; Suanir, Persia; Edessa; Caistor