900 BC - 814 BC


Jehu (Hebrew: יֵהוּא‎ Yēhū’, meaning "Yahu is He"; Akkadian: 𒅀𒌑𒀀, romanized: Ia-ú-a; Latin: Iehu) was the tenth king of the northern Kingdom of Israel since Jeroboam I, noted for exterminating the house of Ahab. He was the son of Jehoshaphat, grandson of Nimshi, and possibly great-grandson of Omri. His reign lasted for 28 years. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 842–815 BCE, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 841–814 BCE. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jehu has received more than 471,263 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,556th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jehu ranks 1,547 out of 14,801Before him are Xuande Emperor, Cevdet Sunay, Robert Ley, Magnus VI of Norway, Amaro Pargo, and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. After him are Alexander Lukashenko, Genrikh Yagoda, Leo II, Jehoash of Judah, Herman Van Rompuy, and Ricimer.

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Among people born in 900 BC, Jehu ranks 4Before him are Elisha, Ahab, and Athaliah. After him are Uzziah, Jehoram of Judah, Ahaziah of Judah, Shalmaneser III, Jehoash of Israel, Jehoahaz of Israel, Caranus of Macedon, and Menua. Among people deceased in 814 BC, Jehu ranks 1

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