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Nahor, son of Serug

1912 BC - 1764 BC

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Nahor (Hebrew: נָחוֹר – Nāḥōr; Greek: Ναχώρ – Nakhṓr) is the son of Serug according to the Hebrew Bible in Genesis Chapter 11.[v.22] He is said to have lived to the age of 148 years old [v.24,25] and had a son, Terah at the age of 29.[v.24] He was also the grandfather of Abraham, Nahor II and Haran, all descendants of Shem.[v.10,25-27. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nahor, son of Serug has received more than 288,653 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Nahor, son of Serug is the 770th most popular religious figure (up from 952nd in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Iraq and the 14th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Nahor, son of Serug ranks 770 out of 2,238Before him are Agabus, Eugen Sandow, Giuseppe Moscati, Sasan, József Mindszenty, and Charles Spurgeon. After him are Juliana of Nicomedia, Catherine of Vadstena, Odile of Alsace, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, `Abdu'l-Bahá, and Jean-Louis Tauran.

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Among people born in 1912 BC, Nahor, son of Serug ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1764 BC, Nahor, son of Serug ranks 1

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Nahor, son of Serug ranks 84 out of 338Before him are Abdul Salam Arif (1921), Al-Muqtadir (895), Al-Nasir (1158), Tukulti-Ninurta I (-1300), Abu Yusuf (731), and Adad-nirari II (-1000). After him are Sumu-abum (-2000), Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad (648), Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri (1941), Rashid ad-Din Sinan (1130), Sajida Talfah (1937), and Haran (null).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Nahor, son of Serug ranks 14Before him are Idris (-3500), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Eber (-2038), Ibn Hisham (701), Junayd of Baghdad (830), and Hillel the Elder (-110). After him are Haran (null), Ibn Sa'd (784), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (1935), Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), and Abo of Tiflis (756).