908 BC - 849 BC

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Jehoshaphat (; alternatively spelled Jehosaphat, Josaphat, or Yehoshafat; Hebrew: יְהוֹשָׁפָט‎, Modern: Yəhōšafat, Tiberian: Yehōšāp̄āṭ, "Yahweh has judged"; Greek: Ἰωσαφάτ, romanized: Iosafát; Latin: Josaphat), according to 1 Kings 15:24, was the son of Asa, and the fourth king of the Kingdom of Judah, in succession to his father. His children included Jehoram, who succeeded him as king. His mother was Azubah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jehoshaphat has received more than 854,640 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Jehoshaphat is the 440th most popular religious figure (up from 458th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Palestine and the 6th most popular Religious Figure.

Jehoshaphat was the king of Judah during the time of the prophet Isaiah. He is most famous for his reign and for the reforms he instituted.

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Among religious figures, Jehoshaphat ranks 440 out of 2,272Before him are Salome, Pope Soter, Pope Constantine, Pope Victor I, Musa al-Kadhim, and Simon Magus. After him are Pope Stephen III, Pope John VI, Pope Marinus I, 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf, Charbel Makhlouf, and Parascheva of the Balkans.

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Among people born in 908 BC, Jehoshaphat ranks 1 Among people deceased in 849 BC, Jehoshaphat ranks 1

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Among people born in Palestine, Jehoshaphat ranks 11 out of 28Before him are Elizabeth (-100), Pope Evaristus (44), Amos (-800), Zacchaeus (50), Athaliah (-900), and Herod Archelaus (-23). After him are Justin Martyr (100), Isabella I of Jerusalem (1172), Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1941), Mary of Bethany (null), Pekahiah (-800), and Sozomen (400).


Among religious figures born in Palestine, Jehoshaphat ranks 6Before him are Saul (-1079), Zechariah (-90), Elizabeth (-100), Pope Evaristus (44), and Amos (-800). After him are Justin Martyr (100), Mary of Bethany (null), and Hilarion (291).