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. A puppet king installed by the Parthians, 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 162,682 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Antigonus II Mattathias is the 4,635th most popular politician (down from 3,250th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Israel (down from 113th in 2019) and the 48th most popular 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 4,635 out of 15,577Before him are Chief Seattle, Artemisia II of Caria, Francisco da Costa Gomes, Lajos Batthyány, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Empress Kōken. After him are Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Barquq, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, Ardashir III, Quintus Aurelius Symmachus, and Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 27Before him are Valerius Maximus, Antipater the Idumaean, Publilius Syrus, Artavasdes II of Armenia, Mary of Clopas, and Judas of Galilee. After him are Phraates V, Marcus Antistius Labeo, Vonones I, Tigranes III, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, and Alexander Polyhistor. 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 124 out of 430Before him are Al-Maqdisi (945), Barak (null), David Grossman (1954), Arieh Warshel (1940), Mariam Baouardy (1846), and Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167). After him are Maria of Montferrat (1192), Sextus Julius Africanus (160), Tzipi Livni (1958), Yochanan Vollach (1945), Antiochus of Ascalon (-130), and Gal Gadot (1985).


Among politicians born in Israel, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 48Before him are Nahum (-600), Yitzhak Navon (1921), Shimon bar Yochai (1), Judah ha-Nasi (135), Al-Maqdisi (945), and Barak (null). After him are Maria of Montferrat (1192), Tzipi Livni (1958), Yigal Allon (1918), Naftali Bennett (1972), Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066), and Ali Hassan Salameh (1940).