1100 BC - 1000 BC

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Ish-bosheth (Hebrew: אִישְׁבֹּשֶׁת‎, ʼĪšbōšeṯ), also called Eshbaal (אֶשְׁבַּעַל‎, ’Ešba‘al; also Ishbaal) was the son of King Saul and the second king over the Kingdom of Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ish-bosheth has received more than 405,062 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ish-bosheth is the 3,234th most popular politician (down from 2,492nd in 2019).

Ish-bosheth is most famous for being the son of Saul and grandson of Kish. He was killed by his own general, Abner, in a battle between the two of them.

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Among politicians, Ish-bosheth ranks 3,234 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Go-Yōzei, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Emperor Go-Daigo, and Muhammad bin Saud. After him are Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Publius Licinius Crassus, Sigismund Báthory, Clotilde of France, Arnold Rüütel, and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia.

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Among people born in 1100 BC, Ish-bosheth ranks 4Before him are Samuel, Psusennes I, and Luqman. After him are King Cheng of Zhou, Amenemnisu, Psusennes II, Osorkon the Elder, Ashurnasirpal I, Pinedjem II, Ashur-rabi II, and Ashur-resh-ishi II. Among people deceased in 1000 BC, Ish-bosheth ranks 3Before him are Nathan and Menelik I. After him is Bharata Muni.

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