1199 BC - 1123 BC

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According to the Book of Judges, Deborah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה, Dəḇōrā, "bee") was a prophetess of the God of the Israelites, the fourth Judge of pre-monarchic Israel and the only female judge mentioned in the Bible. Many scholars contend that the phrase, "a woman of Lappidot", as translated from biblical Hebrew in Judges 4:4 denotes her marital status as the wife of Lappidot. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Deborah has received more than 1,764,254 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Deborah is the most popular judge. (up from 44th in 2019)

Deborah was a prophetess who led the Israelites in battle against the Canaanites. She is most famous for her victory over the Canaanites in the battle of Kishon.

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Among judges, Deborah ranks 1 out of 41After her are Giovanni Falcone, Roland Freisler, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Adly Mansour, Paolo Borsellino, Fritz Bauer, Zaleucus, Georg Konrad Morgen, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, John Marshall, and Earl Warren.

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Among people born in 1199 BC, Deborah ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1123 BC, Deborah ranks 1

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