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 152,849 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Antigonus II Mattathias is the 3,255th most popular politician (up from 4,285th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Israel (up from 117th in 2019) and the 44th 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 3,255 out of 15,710Before him are Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy, Georges Ernest Boulanger, Richard I of Normandy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Halsten Stenkilsson, and Sundiata Keita. After him are Thesh, Richard III, Duke of Normandy, Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Karl Lueger, Philetaerus, and Cleopatra V of Egypt.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 23Before him are Mary of Clopas, Publilius Syrus, Titus Labienus, Judas of Galilee, Artavasdes II of Armenia, and Valerius Maximus. After him are Cleopatra V of Egypt, Phraates V, Marcus Antistius Labeo, Vonones I, Alexander Polyhistor, and Artabanus II of Parthia. Among people deceased in 37 BC, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 1

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Among people born in Israel, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 114 out of 389Before him are Gene Simmons (1949), Abu Nidal (1937), Abimelech (null), Yitzhak Navon (1921), Philip the Evangelist (100), and Judah ha-Nasi (135). After him are George Habash (1926), Ofra Haza (1957), Yuval Noah Harari (1976), Valerius Gratus (-50), Aaron Ciechanover (1947), and Simeon of Jerusalem (100).


Among politicians born in Israel, Antigonus II Mattathias ranks 44Before him are Berenice (28), Amaziah of Judah (-802), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Abimelech (null), Yitzhak Navon (1921), and Judah ha-Nasi (135). After him are Valerius Gratus (-50), Barak (null), Tzipi Livni (1958), Maria of Montferrat (1192), Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1066), and Al-Maqdisi (945).