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Jehoash of Israel

900 BC - 786 BC

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Jehoash (Hebrew: יְהוֹאָשׁ‎ Yəhō’āš or יוֹאָשׁ‎ Yō’āš; Israelian Hebrew: 𐤀𐤔𐤉𐤅‎ *’Āšīyāw; Akkadian: 𒅀𒀪𒋢 Yaʾsu [ia-'-su]; Latin: Joas; fl. c. 790 BC), whose name means "Yahweh has given," was the twelfth king of the ancient northern Kingdom of Israel (Samaria) and the son of Jehoahaz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jehoash of Israel has received more than 122,278 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Jehoash of Israel is the 2,870th most popular politician (up from 2,966th in 2019).

Jehoash of Israel is most famous for the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem.

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Among politicians, Jehoash of Israel ranks 2,870 out of 15,577Before him are Henry I of Navarre, Asmā' bint Abi Bakr, Cardinal de Rohan, Süleyman Çelebi, Christine of France, and Jomo Kenyatta. After him are Canute VI of Denmark, Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, Atropates, Princess Feodora of Leiningen, Smendes, and Şehzade Mehmed.

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Among people born in 900 BC, Jehoash of Israel ranks 9Before him are Athaliah, Jehu, Shalmaneser III, Uzziah, Jehoram of Judah, and Ahaziah of Judah. After him are Jehoahaz of Israel, Caranus of Macedon, Menua, Shammuramat, Arame of Urartu, and Takelot II. Among people deceased in 786 BC, Jehoash of Israel ranks 1After him is Menua.

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