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Benjamin Mazar

1906 - 1995

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Benjamin Mazar (Hebrew: בנימין מזר; born Binyamin Zeev Maisler, June 28, 1906 – September 9, 1995) was a pioneering Israeli historian, recognized as the "dean" of biblical archaeologists. He shared the national passion for the archaeology of Israel that also attracts considerable international interest due to the region's biblical links. He is known for his excavations at the most significant biblical site in Israel: south and south west of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Mazar has received more than 48,255 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Benjamin Mazar is the 375th most popular historian, the 983rd most popular biography from Poland and the 15th most popular Polish Historian.

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Among historians, Benjamin Mazar ranks 375 out of 339Before him are Richard J. Evans, Sara Ashurbeyli, Zdeněk Nejedlý, Simon Schama, Agnes Arber, and George Grote. After him are Samuel Eliot Morison, Rudolph Rummel, Timothy Garton Ash, Charles A. Beard, Minhaj-i-Siraj, and Kenneth Clark.

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Among people born in 1906, Benjamin Mazar ranks 299Before him are Augustin Chantrel, William Feller, Paul Creston, Iosif Czako, Dragoslav Mihajlović, and Hans Walzhofer. After him are Erich Kähler, Ed Hamm, Arturo Fernández Meyzán, Richard Llewellyn, Bukka White, and Mary Brian. Among people deceased in 1995, Benjamin Mazar ranks 239Before him are George Rodger, Fischer Black, Margita Figuli, Big John Studd, Carlo Pavesi, and Karl Warner. After him are Phil Harris, René Bader, Prawitz Öberg, Joe Slovo, Hideko Maehata, and Johnny Moss.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Benjamin Mazar ranks 983 out of 1,454Before him are Henryk Grossman (1881), Barbara Sobotta (1936), Miron Białoszewski (1922), Lucyna Winnicka (1928), Jan Lechoń (1899), and Halszka Osmólska (1930). After him are Michał Żebrowski (1972), Adam Kozłowiecki (1911), Erich Hecke (1887), Manfred Stolpe (1936), Nikodem Caro (1871), and Julia Hartwig (1921).

Among HISTORIANS In Poland

Among historians born in Poland, Benjamin Mazar ranks 15Before him are Walter Laqueur (1921), Zeev Sternhell (1935), Karl Otfried Müller (1797), Jacob Talmon (1916), Fritz Stern (1926), and Jan T. Gross (1947).