1850 BC - 1815 BC

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The Amorite name Ila-kabkabu appears twice in the Assyrian King List: Ila-kabkabu (Akkadian: 𒀭𒆏𒅗𒁉, romanized: ILA-KAB-ka-bi) appears within the Assyrian King List among the “kings whose fathers are known” (alongside both: Ila-kabkabu's father and predecessor, Yazkur-el; Ila-kabkabu's son and successor, Aminu), Ila-kabkabu of Terqa is also mentioned as the father of one other king named within the Assyrian King List: Šamši-Adad I. Šamši-Adad I had not inherited the Assyrian throne from his father, but had instead been a conqueror. Ila-kabkabu had been an Amorite king not of Aššur (within Assyria), instead; Ila-kabkabu had been king of Terqa (within Syria) during the same time as that of the King Iagitlim of Mari (also within Syria.) According to the Mari Eponyms Chronicle, Ila-kabkabu had seized Shuprum (possibly c. 1790 BC), then Šamši-Adad I had, “entered his father's house,” (e.g.. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ila-kabkabu has received more than 33,421 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ila-kabkabu is the 13,657th most popular politician (down from 12,839th in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Syria (down from 141st in 2019) and the 78th most popular Syrian Politician.

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Over the past year Ila-kabkabu has had the most page views in the with 3,364 views, followed by Arabic (1,568), and Amharic (1,009). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (57.40%), Serbo-Croatian (53.59%), and Hungarian (38.04%)


Among politicians, Ila-kabkabu ranks 13,657 out of 19,576Before him are Melchor Múzquiz, Cuthbert Sebastian, Smbat I Hetumian, Manuel Portela Valladares, Perry Christie, and Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel. After him are Marc-Émile Ruchet, Vasily Kosoy, Heinrich Walpot von Bassenheim, Max Petitpierre, Juhan Kukk, and Gaius Claudius Centho.

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Among people born in 1850 BC, Ila-kabkabu ranks 5Before him are Amenemhat IV, Sumu-la-El, Rim-Sîn I, and Erishum II. After him is Meretseger. Among people deceased in 1815 BC, Ila-kabkabu ranks 1

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Ila-kabkabu ranks 157 out of 210Before him are Wafa Sultan (1958), Rafik Schami (1946), Abu'l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi (920), Khalid al-Azm (1903), Ali Abdullah Ayyoub (1952), and Jamil Mardam Bey (1893). After him are Nazik al-Abid (1898), Ignatius IV of Antioch (1920), Zakaria Tamer (1931), Muhammad Ali Bey al-Abid (1867), Muhammad Mustafa Mero (1941), and Burhan Ghalioun (1945).


Among politicians born in Syria, Ila-kabkabu ranks 78Before him are Salim Idris (1957), Akram al-Hawrani (1912), George Sabra (1947), Khalid al-Azm (1903), Ali Abdullah Ayyoub (1952), and Jamil Mardam Bey (1893). After him are Muhammad Ali Bey al-Abid (1867), Muhammad Mustafa Mero (1941), Burhan Ghalioun (1945), Ali Farzat (1951), Suat Hayri Ürgüplü (1903), and Bushra al-Assad (1960).