Who is he?

During and after his lifetime, this person’s image was more common than any other human being’s in history.

He was called the son of a god.

Some stories have it that his mother conceived him miraculously.

He had such a profound effect on society that some claimed to have seen him after he died.

He is said to have instituted a great era of peace unmatched to this day.

He still has an effect on western civilization some 2000 years later.

Who is he?