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Haggai (; Hebrew: חַגַּי‎ – Ḥaggay; Koine Greek: Ἀγγαῖος; Latin: Aggaeus) was a Hebrew prophet during the building of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, and one of the twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the author of the Book of Haggai. He is known for his prophecy in 520 BCE, commanding the Jews to rebuild the Temple. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haggai has received more than 356,342 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Haggai is the 2,010th most popular politician (up from 2,209th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Israel (down from 85th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Israeli Politician.

Haggai is most famous for being the prophet who urged the Jews to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem.

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Among politicians, Haggai ranks 2,010 out of 15,710Before him are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Gianni Agnelli, Ludvík Svoboda, Jeroboam II, Danjong of Joseon, and Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat. After him are Benito Juárez, Theuderic III, Arthur Balfour, Rupert, King of Germany, Viriathus, and Nicias.

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Among people born in 550 BC, Haggai ranks 8Before him are Cambyses II, Zechariah, Hecataeus of Miletus, Aristides, Ephialtes of Trachis, and Mahākāśyapa. After him are Atossa, Goujian, Kapila, Fuchai, Labashi-Marduk, and Ariston of Sparta.

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Among people born in Israel, Haggai ranks 92 out of 389Before him are James, brother of Jesus (-20), Pope Theodore I (600), Unas (-2400), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), and Ezer Weizman (1924). After him are Nahum (-600), Manasseh (-709), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Nicodemus (-50), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), and Isaac Luria (1534).


Among politicians born in Israel, Haggai ranks 33Before him are Baldwin III of Jerusalem (1130), Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Unas (-2400), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), and Ezer Weizman (1924). After him are Nahum (-600), Manasseh (-709), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Berenice (28), and Amaziah of Judah (-802).