Ramesses II

1303 BC - 1213 BC

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Ramesses II (; variously also spelled Rameses or Ramses, Ancient Egyptian: rꜥ-ms-sw, lit. 'Ra is the one who bore him', Koinē Greek: Ῥαμέσσης, romanized: Rhaméssēs, c. 1303 BC – July or August 1213; reigned 1279–1213 BC), also known as Ramesses the Great, was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ramesses II has received more than 6,495,472 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Ramesses II is the 4th most popular nobleman (down from 2nd in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Israel (up from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Ramesses II ranks 4 out of 843. Before him are Elizabeth II, Ragnar Lodbrok, and Marie Antoinette. After him are Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Margrethe II of Denmark, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Lucrezia Borgia, and Akihito.

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Among people born in 1303 BC, Ramesses II ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1213 BC, Ramesses II ranks 1

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Ramesses II ranks 6 out of 389. Before him are Jesus (-4), Mary, mother of Jesus (-100), Saint Peter (-1), John the Baptist (-20), and Elijah (-1000). After him are Solomon (-1011), Saint Joseph (-100), Mary Magdalene (-10), Andrew the Apostle (-6), James, son of Zebedee (1), and Jonah (-850).

Among NOBLEMEN In Israel

Among noblemen born in Israel, Ramesses II ranks 1After him are Herodias (-100), Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167), and Henry II of Jerusalem (1271).