650 BC - 586 BC

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Jeremiah (c. 650 – c. 570 BC), also called the "weeping prophet", was one of the major prophets of the Hebrew Bible. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremiah has received more than 2,839,677 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Jeremiah is the 147th most popular religious figure (up from 194th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Israel (up from 39th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

Jeremiah is most famous for his prophecies of the destruction of Jerusalem and the captivity of the Jews.

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Among religious figures, Jeremiah ranks 147 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Gregory XV, Zechariah, Bernadette Soubirous, Pope Clement VI, Pope Paul IV, and Pope Martin V. After him are Pope Nicholas V, Rita of Cascia, Pope Clement XI, Pope Clement XIV, Mani, and Pope Urban V.

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Among people born in 650 BC, Jeremiah ranks 1After him are Draco, Pittacus of Mytilene, Apries, Ariaramnes, Shamash-shum-ukin, Semonides of Amorgos, Argaeus I of Macedon, Madius, Anaxander, Rusa III, and Kandalanu. Among people deceased in 586 BC, Jeremiah ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Jeremiah ranks 36 out of 389Before him are Ariel Sharon (1928), Yitzhak Rabin (1922), Herod Antipas (-20), Saint Christopher (220), Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1161), and Goliath (-1060). After him are Joseph of Arimathea (100), Joachim (-100), Mahmoud Abbas (1935), John the Evangelist (10), Eusebius (265), and Moshe Dayan (1915).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Jeremiah ranks 28Before him are Jude the Apostle (15), Philip the Apostle (5), Ezekiel (-621), Simon the Zealot (1), Salome (14), and Saint Christopher (220). After him are Joseph of Arimathea (100), Joachim (-100), Saint Matthias (1), Saint Veronica (1), Judas Maccabeus (-200), and Barabbas (1).