1810 BC - 1750 BC

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Hammurabi (c. 1810 – c. 1750 BC) was the sixth king of the First Babylonian dynasty of the Amorite tribe, reigning from c. 1792 BC to c. 1750 BC (according to the Middle Chronology). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hammurabi has received more than 2,427,456 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Hammurabi is the 53rd most popular politician (up from 56th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Iraq and the 2nd most popular Iraqi Politician.

Hammurabi is most famous for his code of laws.

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Among politicians, Hammurabi ranks 53 out of 15,710Before him are Leon Trotsky, Josip Broz Tito, Caligula, Hillary Clinton, Vladimir Putin, and Trajan. After him are Henry Kissinger, Akhenaten, Saddam Hussein, Franz Joseph I of Austria, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Nicholas II of Russia.

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Among people born in 1810 BC, Hammurabi ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1750 BC, Hammurabi ranks 1

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Among people born in Iraq, Hammurabi ranks 3 out of 300Before him are Abraham (-1813) and Saladin (1138). After him are Saddam Hussein (1937), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Ibn al-Haytham (965), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Mani (216), Al-Kindi (801), and Ashurbanipal (-685).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Hammurabi ranks 2Before him are Saladin (1138). After him are Saddam Hussein (1937), Nebuchadnezzar II (-630), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Ashurbanipal (-685), Alexander IV of Macedon (-323), Nebuchadnezzar I (-1200), Sennacherib (-740), Sargon II (-750), Al-Ma'mun (786), and Nur ad-Din (1116).