Baasha of Israel

1000 BC - 960 BC

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Baasha (Hebrew: בַּעְשָׁא‎, Baʿšāʾ ) was the third king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel. He was the son of Ahijah of the Tribe of Issachar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baasha of Israel has received more than 105,538 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Baasha of Israel is the 1,690th most popular politician (up from 1,765th in 2019).

Baasha of Israel was most famous for his military conquests.

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Among politicians, Baasha of Israel ranks 1,690 out of 15,710Before him are Alcide De Gasperi, Ted Kennedy, Jehu, Almanzor, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, and George Tupou V. After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Jehoram of Judah, Adnan Menderes, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Tony Blair, and Nikolai Bulganin.

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Among people born in 1000 BC, Baasha of Israel ranks 8Before him are Jeroboam, Nathan, Shoshenq I, Asa of Judah, Abijah of Judah, and Devadatta. After him are King Elah, Ashurnasirpal II, Nadab of Israel, Michal, Zimri, and Omri. Among people deceased in 960 BC, Baasha of Israel ranks 1After him are King Elah, Nadab of Israel, Zimri, and Ashur-dan II.

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