Abijah of Judah

1000 BC - 911 BC

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Abijam (Hebrew: אֲבִיָּם‎, Modern: ʼAvīyam, Tiberian: ʼAḇīyyām, "father of the sea" or "my father is the sea"; Biblical Greek: Αβιού, romanized: Aviou; Latin: Abiam) was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the fourth king of the House of David and the second of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the son of Rehoboam and the grandson of Solomon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abijah of Judah has received more than 255,070 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Abijah of Judah is the 1,379th most popular politician (up from 1,422nd in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Israel (down from 65th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Israeli Politician.

Abijah of Judah is most famous for his victory over Jeroboam I of Israel.

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Among politicians, Abijah of Judah ranks 1,379 out of 15,710Before him are Philoctetes, Olaf II of Denmark, Teti, Al-Mu'tasim, Ludwig I of Bavaria, and Henry I, Duke of Guise. After him are Carloman II, Ramiz Alia, Christopher of Bavaria, Carloman of Bavaria, Emperor Yang of Sui, and Jeongjong of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1000 BC, Abijah of Judah ranks 6Before him are Elijah, Jeroboam, Nathan, Shoshenq I, and Asa of Judah. After him are Devadatta, Baasha of Israel, King Elah, Ashurnasirpal II, Nadab of Israel, and Michal. Among people deceased in 911 BC, Abijah of Judah ranks 1

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Among people born in Israel, Abijah of Judah ranks 66 out of 389Before him are Amin al-Husseini (1895), Zedekiah (-617), Edward Said (1935), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177), and Rabbi Akiva (50). After him are Ahmed Yassin (1937), Micah (-737), Jehoiakim (-634), Jeconiah (-700), Ehud Barak (1942), and Amon of Judah (-660).


Among politicians born in Israel, Abijah of Judah ranks 20Before him are Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Rehoboam (-972), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Zedekiah (-617), Manasseh of Judah (-800), and Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177). After him are Jehoiakim (-634), Jeconiah (-700), Ehud Barak (1942), Amon of Judah (-660), Ehud Olmert (1945), and Jehoash of Judah (-843).