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Ahaziah of Judah

900 BC - 842 BC

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Ahaziah of Judah (Hebrew: אֲחַזְיָהוּ, ʼĂḥazyāhū; Greek: Οχοζιας Okhozias; Latin: Ahazia) or Jehoahaz I (2 Chronicles 21:17; 25:23), was the sixth king of Judah, and the son of Jehoram and Athaliah, the daughter (or possibly sister) of king Ahab of Israel. He was also the first Judahite king to be descended from both the House of David and the House of Omri, through his mother and successor, Athaliah. According to 2 Kings 8:26, Ahaziah was 22 years old when he began to reign, and reigned for one year in Jerusalem. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahaziah of Judah has received more than 307,704 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ahaziah of Judah is the 1,950th most popular politician (down from 1,851st in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Israel (down from 81st in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Israeli Politician.

Ahaziah of Judah is most famous for being the king of Judah when the Assyrians conquered the city of Jerusalem in 722 BC.

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Among politicians, Ahaziah of Judah ranks 1,950 out of 15,577Before him are William Longsword, Heonjong of Joseon, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Sahure, Abbas II of Persia, and Hyeonjong of Joseon. After him are Lothair II, Wen Jiabao, Sancho I of Portugal, Muwatalli II, Klaus Iohannis, and Rugila.

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Among people born in 900 BC, Ahaziah of Judah ranks 8Before him are Ahab, Athaliah, Jehu, Shalmaneser III, Uzziah, and Jehoram of Judah. After him are Jehoash of Israel, Jehoahaz of Israel, Caranus of Macedon, Menua, Shammuramat, and Arame of Urartu. Among people deceased in 842 BC, Ahaziah of Judah ranks 2Before him is Jehoram of Judah.

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Among people born in Israel, Ahaziah of Judah ranks 82 out of 430Before him are Rabbi Akiva (50), Ada Yonath (1939), Penitent thief (-18), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), Baldwin III of Jerusalem (1130), and Cyril of Jerusalem (313). After him are Amaziah of Judah (-802), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Pope Theodore I (600), Manasseh (-709), Nicodemus (-50), and Epiphanius of Salamis (315).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ahaziah of Judah ranks 32Before him are Amon of Judah (-660), Uzziah (-900), Ehud Olmert (1945), Jehoash of Judah (-843), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), and Baldwin III of Jerusalem (1130). After him are Amaziah of Judah (-802), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Manasseh (-709), Berenice (28), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), and Unas (-2400).