1396 BC - 1274 BC

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According to the Abrahamic religions, Aaron ( or ; Hebrew: אַהֲרֹן ’Ahărōn) was a prophet, high priest, and the elder brother of Moses. Knowledge of Aaron, along with his brother Moses, comes exclusively from religious texts, such as the Bible and Quran. The Hebrew Bible relates that, unlike Moses, who grew up in the Egyptian royal court, Aaron and his elder sister Miriam remained with their kinsmen in the eastern border-land of Egypt (Goshen). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron has received more than 2,472,131 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Aaron is the 20th most popular religious figure, the most popular biography from Jordan and the most popular Jordanian Religious Figure.

Aaron is most famous for his contributions to the development of a new branch of mathematics known as set theory.

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Among religious figures, Aaron ranks 20 out of 2,272Before him are Saint George, Francis of Assisi, Judas Iscariot, Elijah, Solomon, and John Calvin. After him are Ali, Saint Joseph, Abu Bakr, Pope Benedict XVI, Mary Magdalene, and Andrew the Apostle.

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Among people born in 1396 BC, Aaron ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1274 BC, Aaron ranks 1After him are Miriam and Adad-nirari I.

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In Jordan

Among people born in Jordan, Aaron ranks 1 out of 37After him are Hussein of Jordan (1935), Al-Mansur (714), As-Saffah (722), Al-Mahdi (744), Abdullah II of Jordan (1962), Menippus (-290), Judas of Galilee (-100), Nicomachus (60), Philodemus (-110), Balak (null), and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (1966).


Among religious figures born in Jordan, Aaron ranks 1After him are Al-Mansur (714), Fouad Twal (1940), and Phinehas (-1300).