1000 BC - 910 BC

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Jeroboam I (; Hebrew: יָרָבְעָם‎ Yārŏḇ‘ām; Greek: Ἱεροβοάμ, romanized: Hieroboám) was the first king of the northern Kingdom of Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeroboam has received more than 835,225 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Jeroboam is the 794th most popular politician (down from 783rd in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Israel (down from 51st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Israeli Politician.

Jeroboam is most famous for being the first king of Israel.

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Among politicians, Jeroboam ranks 794 out of 15,710Before him are Baudouin of Belgium, Zeno, Kurt von Schleicher, John III of Sweden, Jovian, and John I Tzimiskes. After him are Ælla of Northumbria, Cato the Younger, Magnus Maximus, John of Bohemia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and Dick Cheney.

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Among people born in 1000 BC, Jeroboam ranks 2Before him is Elijah. After him are Nathan, Shoshenq I, Asa of Judah, Abijah of Judah, Devadatta, Baasha of Israel, King Elah, Ashurnasirpal II, Nadab of Israel, and Michal. Among people deceased in 910 BC, Jeroboam ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Jeroboam ranks 54 out of 389Before him are Saint Veronica (1), Hezekiah (-800), Judas Maccabeus (-200), Herodias (-100), Amos Oz (1939), and Barabbas (1). After him are Penitent thief (-18), Daniel Kahneman (1934), Josiah (-648), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Rehoboam (-972), and Amin al-Husseini (1895).


Among politicians born in Israel, Jeroboam ranks 12Before him are Goliath (-1060), Mahmoud Abbas (1935), Moshe Dayan (1915), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Reuven Rivlin (1939), and Hezekiah (-800). After him are Josiah (-648), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Rehoboam (-972), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Zedekiah (-617), and Manasseh of Judah (-800).