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Jeroboam I (; Hebrew: יָרָבְעָם‎ Yārŏḇʿām; Greek: Ἱεροβοάμ, romanized: Hieroboám) was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first king of the northern Kingdom of Israel following a revolt of the ten tribes against Rehoboam that put an end to the United Monarchy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeroboam has received more than 1,086,626 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Jeroboam is the 741st most popular politician (up from 793rd in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Israel (up from 53rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Israeli Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Jeroboam ranks 741 out of 15,577Before him are Leonid Kuchma, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Ptolemy III Euergetes, Anne of Brittany, Umberto I of Italy, and Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Philip the Arab, Josiah, Alexander Van der Bellen, Konstantin von Neurath, Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Claudius Gothicus.

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Among people born in 1000 BC, Jeroboam ranks 4Before him are Elijah, Queen of Sheba, and Nathan. After him are Shoshenq I, Devadatta, Asa of Judah, Abijah of Judah, Baasha of Israel, King Elah, Ashurnasirpal II, and Nadab of Israel. Among people deceased in 910 BC, Jeroboam ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Jeroboam ranks 44 out of 430Before him are Joachim (-100), Joseph of Arimathea (100), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Hezekiah (-800), and Procopius (500). After him are Josiah (-648), Daniel Kahneman (1934), Judas Maccabeus (-200), Amos Oz (1939), James, son of Alphaeus (-10), and Barabbas (1).


Among politicians born in Israel, Jeroboam ranks 13Before him are Moshe Dayan (1915), Rehoboam (-972), Mahmoud Abbas (1935), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), and Hezekiah (-800). After him are Josiah (-648), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Zedekiah (-617), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), and Reuven Rivlin (1939).