Hyrcanus II

110 BC - 30 BC

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John Hyrcanus II (, Hebrew: יוחנן הרקנוס Yohanan Hurqanos) (died 30 BCE), a member of the Hasmonean dynasty, was for a long time the Jewish High Priest in the 1st century BCE. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyrcanus II has received more than 192,466 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Hyrcanus II is the 3,380th most popular politician (up from 3,704th in 2019).

Hyrcanus II is most famous for being the last Hasmonean ruler of Judea.

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Among politicians, Hyrcanus II ranks 3,380 out of 15,710Before him are Matthew Kantakouzenos, Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Constantin Fehrenbach, Blanche II of Navarre, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, and Miguel de la Madrid. After him are Shallum of Israel, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Ahmad al-Mansur, Bianca Cappello, Chang Myon, and Shammuramat.

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Among people born in 110 BC, Hyrcanus II ranks 3Before him are Hillel the Elder and Titus Pomponius Atticus. After him are Philodemus and Lucius Julius Caesar. Among people deceased in 30 BC, Hyrcanus II ranks 5Before him are Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Caesarion, and Diodorus Siculus. After him are Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and Marcus Antonius Antyllus.

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