Methuselah (disambiguation)

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Methuselah, a Biblical figure, was known for living a long time. Methuselah may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional characters and creatures[edit]

  • Methuselah (Redwall), a character in the Redwall novels by Brian Jacques
  • Methuselah (Trinity Blood), a fictional offshoot of humanity that appear in the anime Trinity Blood
  • Methuselah (World of Darkness), an ancient and manipulative vampire in White Wolf's novels, RPGs and playable cards
  • The Howard families, sometimes described as "Methuselahs" in the books of Robert A. Heinlein including Methuselah's Children
  • Methuselah, the nickname of Rain Jewlitt, a 624-year-old character in the Immortal Rain manga
  • Methuselah, a mouse in Yann Martel's novel Life of Pi (2001) that lived for an unusually long time in a zoo's viper exhibit
  • Methuselah, the Price family's pet parrot in Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible


  • "Methuselah Syndrome", a disease involving premature aging In the film Blade Runner (1982)
  • The biblical Methusaleh is portrayed by Anthony Hopkins In the film Noah (2014)


  • Methuselah, an English 1960s rock band
  • Methuselah, a 1969 rock album by Methuselah
  • Methuselah, the sixth track on San Fermin's self titled debut (2013)


  • An immortal character in the Star Trek episode "Requiem for Methuselah" (1969) whose many identities include the biblical Methuselah

Science and technology[edit]

  • Methuselah (cellular automaton), a long-surviving pattern in Conway's Game of Life
  • Methuselah-like proteins, insect proteins that extend the life span of the animal
  • Methuselah (planet), believed to be the oldest known exosolar planet, orbiting a pulsar/white dwarf binary 12400 light years from Earth in the Messier 4 globular cluster
  • Methuselah, an outcrop on Mars discovered by Spirit rover
  • "Methuselah star", nickname for HD 140283, the oldest-known star
  • Methuselah Mouse Prize (Mprize), awarded for development of new life extension therapies in mice. Founded in 2003

Long-lived organisms[edit]


Other uses[edit]

  • Methuselah (bond), a financial instrument with a 50-year maturity
  • Methuselah, one of several large wine bottle sizes; a Methuselah contains six litres of wine.