Benjamin Netanyahu

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Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (; Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ‎ ; born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who served as the ninth prime minister of Israel from 1996 to 1999 and from 2009 to 2021. Netanyahu currently serves as Leader of the Opposition and as the chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement. He served in office for a total of 15 years, making him the longest-serving Israeli prime minister in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Netanyahu has received more than 10,992,059 page views. His biography is available in 100 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Benjamin Netanyahu is the 497th most popular politician (down from 421st in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Israel (down from 36th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Israeli Politician.

Netanyahu is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Israel.

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Among politicians, Benjamin Netanyahu ranks 497 out of 15,710Before him are James II of England, Agrippina the Younger, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Stephen I of Hungary, Valentinian III, and John Tyler. After him are Menkaure, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Abdulmejid II, Murad V, Feodor I of Russia, and Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1949, Benjamin Netanyahu ranks 5Before him are Pablo Escobar, Meryl Streep, Niki Lauda, and Haruki Murakami. After him are António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, Mark Knopfler, Richard Gere, Sigourney Weaver, Anna Wintour, and Bruce Springsteen.

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Among people born in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu ranks 43 out of 389Before him are Joseph of Arimathea (100), Joachim (-100), Mahmoud Abbas (1935), John the Evangelist (10), Eusebius (265), and Moshe Dayan (1915). After him are Saint Matthias (1), Deborah (-1199), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Procopius (500), Saint Veronica (1), and Hezekiah (-800).


Among politicians born in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu ranks 9Before him are Yitzhak Rabin (1922), Herod Antipas (-20), Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1161), Goliath (-1060), Mahmoud Abbas (1935), and Moshe Dayan (1915). After him are Reuven Rivlin (1939), Hezekiah (-800), Jeroboam (-1000), Josiah (-648), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), and Rehoboam (-972).

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