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Herod Archelaus

23 BC - 18

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Herod Archelaus (Ancient Greek: Ἡρῴδης Ἀρχέλαος, Hērōidēs Archelaos; 23 BC – c. AD 18) was the ethnarch of Samaria, Judea, and Idumea, including the cities Caesarea and Jaffa, for nine years (c. 4 BC to AD 6). He was the son of Herod the Great and Malthace the Samaritan, brother of Herod Antipas, and half-brother of Herod II. Archelaus (a name meaning "leading the people") came to power after the death of his father Herod the Great in 4 BC, and ruled over one-half of the territorial dominion of his father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herod Archelaus has received more than 601,612 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Herod Archelaus is the 1,938th most popular politician (down from 1,289th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Palestine (up from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Politician.

Herod Archelaus was a Roman client king of Judea from 4 BC to 6 AD. He was the son of Herod the Great and Malthace, and was the last of the Herodians. Archelaus was a brutal ruler, and is most famous for the massacre of Bethlehem in his attempt to kill the infant Jesus.

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Among politicians, Herod Archelaus ranks 1,938 out of 15,577Before him are Jim Mattis, Joan II of Navarre, Philip, Duke of Parma, Yejong of Joseon, James I of Scotland, and Mus‘ab ibn 'Umair. After him are Antonia Minor, Albert the Bear, Robert II of Scotland, Mikheil Saakashvili, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and William Longsword.

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Among people born in 23 BC, Herod Archelaus ranks 1After him is Dong Xian. Among people deceased in 18, Herod Archelaus ranks 1After him are Yuri of Goguryeo and Yang Xiong.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Herod Archelaus ranks 3 out of 5Before him are Zacchaeus (50) and Jehoshaphat (-908). After him are Pekahiah (-800) and Randa Siniora (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In Palestine

Among politicians born in Palestine, Herod Archelaus ranks 2Before him are Zacchaeus (50). After him are Pekahiah (-800).