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Nahum ( or ; Hebrew: נַחוּם‎ Naḥūm) was a minor prophet whose prophecy is recorded in the Tanakh, also called the Hebrew Bible and The Old Testament. His book comes in chronological order between Micah and Habakkuk in the Bible. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nahum has received more than 359,705 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Nahum is the 2,053rd most popular politician (up from 2,266th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Israel (down from 61st in 2019) and the 34th most popular Israeli Politician.

Nahum is most famous for his prophecy that the city of Nineveh would be destroyed.

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Among politicians, Nahum ranks 2,053 out of 15,710Before him are Cleopatra VI of Egypt, Amenemhat IV, Hans Luther, Emperor Renzong of Song, Andrew III of Hungary, and Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg. After him are Dagobert III, Sekhemkhet, Zhu De, Eadwig, Ziying, and Nicolas Fouquet.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Nahum ranks 22Before him are Mardonius, Hippasus, Chilon of Sparta, Thespis, Hippias, and Bias of Priene. After him are Cleomenes I, Yaśodharā, Theano, Datis, Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus, and Hiero I of Syracuse.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Nahum ranks 93 out of 389Before him are Pope Theodore I (600), Unas (-2400), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), Ezer Weizman (1924), and Haggai (-550). After him are Manasseh (-709), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Nicodemus (-50), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Isaac Luria (1534), and Nehemiah (-490).


Among politicians born in Israel, Nahum ranks 34Before him are Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Unas (-2400), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), Ezer Weizman (1924), and Haggai (-550). After him are Manasseh (-709), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Berenice (28), Amaziah of Judah (-802), and Philip the Tetrarch (-4).