POLITICIAN

David

1010 BC - 970 BC

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David (Hebrew: דָּוִד‎) is described in the Hebrew Bible as the third king of the United Monarchy of Israel and Judah, becoming king after Ish-bosheth. In the Books of Samuel, David is a young shepherd who gains fame first as a musician and later by killing the enemy champion Goliath. He becomes a favorite of King Saul and a close friend of Saul's son Jonathan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David has received more than 7,168,332 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). David is the 40th most popular politician (down from 17th in 2019), the most popular biography from Palestine and the most popular Politician.

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  • 7.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 87.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 96

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, David ranks 40 out of 15,710. Before him are Justinian I, Marcus Aurelius, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Pericles, Huang Xianfan, and Qin Shi Huang. After him are Richard III of England, Maria Theresa, Martin Van Buren, Peter the Great, John F. Kennedy, and Fidel Castro.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1010 BC, David ranks 1 Among people deceased in 970 BC, David ranks 1After him is Bathsheba.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, David ranks 1 out of 28. After him are Saul (-1079), Al-Shafi‘i (767), Zechariah (-90), Elizabeth (-100), Pope Evaristus (44), Amos (-800), Zacchaeus (50), Athaliah (-900), Herod Archelaus (-23), Jehoshaphat (-908), and Justin Martyr (100).

Among POLITICIANS In Palestine

Among politicians born in Palestine, David ranks 1After him are Zacchaeus (50), Herod Archelaus (-23), Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1941), Pekahiah (-800), Ismail Haniyeh (1962), Khaled Mashal (1956), Ahmed Qurei (1938), Salam Fayyad (1952), Marwan Barghouti (1959), and Nizar Rayan (1959).