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 195,200 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hyrcanus II is the 3,492nd most popular politician (down from 3,375th in 2019).

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

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Among politicians, Hyrcanus II ranks 3,492 out of 15,577Before him are Vakhtang I of Iberia, Fan Li, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Bernard Tapie, Ptolemy of Mauretania, and Ahmadou Ahidjo. After him are Albert of Saxony, Aimery of Cyprus, Mark Rutte, Emperor Kanmu, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, and Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Among people born in 110 BC, Hyrcanus II ranks 2Before him is Hillel the Elder. After him are Titus Pomponius Atticus, Philodemus, Lucius Julius Caesar, and Gaius Calpurnius Piso. Among people deceased in 30 BC, Hyrcanus II ranks 5Before him are Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Caesarion, and Diodorus Siculus. After him are Marcus Antonius Antyllus, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Huhanye, and Publius Canidius Crassus.

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