Adad-nirari I

1400 BC - 1274 BC

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Adad-nārārī I, rendered in all but two inscriptions ideographically as mdadad-ZAB+DAḪ, meaning “Adad (is) my helper,” (1307–1275 BC or 1295–1263 BC short chronology) was a king of Assyria during the Middle Assyrian Empire. He is the earliest Assyrian king whose annals survive in any detail. Adad-nārārī I achieved major military victories that further strengthened Assyria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adad-nirari I has received more than 57,980 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Adad-nirari I is the 4,191st most popular politician (down from 3,783rd in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 59th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Adad-nirari I was most famous for his military campaigns in the west, where he campaigned against the Assyrians, the Urartians, and the Hittites.

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Among politicians, Adad-nirari I ranks 4,191 out of 15,710Before him are Óscar Carmona, Abdul Halim of Kedah, Chindasuinth, Prusias I of Bithynia, Lucius Antonius, and Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua. After him are Emperor Shun of Han, Magnus IV of Norway, Emperor Ankō, Ernst vom Rath, Istakhri, and Piali Pasha.

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Among people born in 1400 BC, Adad-nirari I ranks 12Before him are Shalmaneser I, Kiya, Muršili II, Jethro, Meritamen, and Ashur-uballit I. After him are Fu Hao, Arnuwanda II, Mursili III, Xiao Yi of Shang, Sitre, and Mutnedjmet. Among people deceased in 1274 BC, Adad-nirari I ranks 3Before him are Aaron and Miriam.

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Among people born in Iraq, Adad-nirari I ranks 98 out of 300Before him are Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Enmerkar (-2500), Hunayn ibn Ishaq (809), Lugalbanda (null), Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad (648), and Samsu-iluna (-1792). After him are Utu-hengal (-2200), Ovadia Yosef (1920), Al-Muhtadi (825), Nouri al-Maliki (1950), Ziusudra (null), and Al-Mu'tadid (854).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Adad-nirari I ranks 59Before him are Parysatis (-500), Abdul Salam Arif (1921), Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Enmerkar (-2500), Lugalbanda (null), and Samsu-iluna (-1792). After him are Utu-hengal (-2200), Ovadia Yosef (1920), Al-Muhtadi (825), Nouri al-Maliki (1950), Ziusudra (null), and Al-Mu'tadid (854).