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Manasseh or Menashe (Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה‎, Modern: Menaše, Tiberian: Mənaššé) was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Joseph and Asenath (Genesis 41:50–52). Asenath was an Egyptian woman whom the Pharaoh gave to Joseph as wife, and the daughter of Potipherah, a priest of On (Genesis 41:50–52). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manasseh has received more than 55,821 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Manasseh is the 2,105th most popular politician (down from 2,070th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Israel (down from 81st in 2019) and the 35th most popular Israeli Politician.

Manasseh is most famous for being the son of King Hezekiah of Judah and the grandson of King David. Manasseh is also known for his idolatry and his cruel treatment of the people of Judah.

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Among politicians, Manasseh ranks 2,105 out of 15,710Before him are Aeschines, Paul Biya, Nexhmije Hoxha, Adolf of Germany, Michael Collins, and Tianqi Emperor. After him are Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Isabella II of Jerusalem, Qutuz, Stephen III of Hungary, and Henry III of Castile.

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Among people born in 709 BC, Manasseh ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Manasseh ranks 94 out of 389Before him are Unas (-2400), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), Ezer Weizman (1924), Haggai (-550), and Nahum (-600). After him are Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Nicodemus (-50), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Isaac Luria (1534), Nehemiah (-490), and Berenice (28).


Among politicians born in Israel, Manasseh ranks 35Before him are Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Unas (-2400), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), Ezer Weizman (1924), Haggai (-550), and Nahum (-600). After him are Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Berenice (28), Amaziah of Judah (-802), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), and Abimelech (null).