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634 BC - 598 BC

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Jehoiakim, also sometimes spelled Jehoikim was the eighteenth and antepenultimate King of Judah from 609 to 598 BC. He was the second son of King Josiah (1 Chronicles 3:15) and Zebidah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jehoiakim has received more than 534,441 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Jehoiakim is the 1,523rd most popular politician (down from 1,409th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Israel (up from 68th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Israeli Politician.

Jehoiakim is most famous for being the king of Judah when Nebuchadnezzar invaded Jerusalem in 597 BC.

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Among politicians, Jehoiakim ranks 1,523 out of 15,577Before him are Paul Biya, David IV of Georgia, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Emperor Yang of Sui, Oswald Mosley, and Haggai. After him are Jingtai Emperor, Tsai Ing-wen, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Lin Biao, Hassanal Bolkiah, and Juba II.

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Among people born in 634 BC, Jehoiakim ranks 1 Among people deceased in 598 BC, Jehoiakim ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Jehoiakim ranks 67 out of 430Before him are Reuven Rivlin (1939), Abijah of Judah (-1000), William of Tyre (1130), Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177), Ehud Barak (1942), and Haggai (-550). After him are Jeconiah (-700), Ahmed Yassin (1937), Amon of Judah (-660), Uzziah (-900), Annas (-22), and Ehud Olmert (1945).


Among politicians born in Israel, Jehoiakim ranks 24Before him are Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Abijah of Judah (-1000), Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177), Ehud Barak (1942), and Haggai (-550). After him are Jeconiah (-700), Amon of Judah (-660), Uzziah (-900), Ehud Olmert (1945), Jehoash of Judah (-843), and Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105).