Antigonus II Mattathias

100 BC - 37 BC

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Antigonus II Mattathias (Greek: Αντίγονος Antígonos; Hebrew: מַתִּתְיָהוּ‎, Matīṯyāhū), also known as Antigonus the Hasmonean (died 37 BCE) was the last Hasmonean king of Judea. He was the son of King Aristobulus II of Judea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antigonus II Mattathias has received more than 218,035 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Antigonus II Mattathias is the 2,584th most popular politician (up from 4,577th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Israel (up from 121st in 2019) and the 38th most popular Israeli Politician.

Antigonus II Mattathias is most famous for being the ruler of the Hasmonean Dynasty.

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Among politicians, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 2,584 out of 19,576Before him are Victoire of France, Nyuserre Ini, Dagobert II, Hormizd I, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, and Chryseis. After him are Louis, Duke of Orléans, Juan Manuel Santos, Bartolomeo Eustachi, Francesco II Sforza, Diadumenian, and David II of Scotland.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 20Before him are Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Cleopatra V of Egypt, Gaius Octavius, Gamaliel, Zebedee, and Titus Labienus. After him are Valerius Maximus, Thusnelda, Artavasdes II of Armenia, Ambiorix, Antipater the Idumaean, and Mary of Clopas. Among people deceased in 37 BC, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 1After him is Jing Fang.

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Among people born in Israel, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 97 out of 466Before him are Pope Theodore I (600), Cyril of Jerusalem (313), Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), and Dan Shechtman (1941). After him are Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Tzipi Livni (1958), Aaron Ciechanover (1947), Uri Geller (1946), Berenice (28), and Leila Khaled (1944).


Among politicians born in Israel, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 38Before him are Yitzhak Navon (1921), Jeconiah (-700), Unas (-2400), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Manasseh (-709), and Ahaziah of Judah (-900). After him are Tzipi Livni (1958), Berenice (28), Yigal Allon (1918), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), and Yair Lapid (1963).