Simon bar Giora

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Simon bar Giora

Simon bar Giora (alternatively known as Simeon bar Giora or Simon ben Giora or Shimon bar Giora; died 70 CE) was the leader of one of the major Judean rebel factions during the First Jewish–Roman War in 1st-century Roman Judea, who vied for control of the Jewish polity while attempting to expel the Roman army, but incited a bitter internecine war in the process. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon bar Giora has received more than 102,459 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 194th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Simon bar Giora ranks 193 out of 426Before him are Ravachol, Bacha Khan, Subcomandante Marcos, Tuvia Bielski, Huber Matos, and Carl Oberg. After him are Anna Hazare, Ryu Gwansun, Jacques Vergès, Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, and Guillaume Cale.

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Among people born in 100, Simon bar Giora ranks 38Before him are Marinus of Tyre, Galeria Fundana, Apollos, Aquila of Sinope, Carpocrates, and Mucianus. After him are Pope Avilius of Alexandria, Rufus of Ephesus, Lusius Quietus, Epaphras, Cornelius Fuscus, and Agrippa. Among people deceased in 70, Simon bar Giora ranks 5Before him are Andrew the Apostle, Jude the Apostle, Columella, and Emperor Suinin.

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Among people born in Israel, Simon bar Giora ranks 145 out of 294Before him are Israel Tal (1924), Gali Atari (1953), Shoghi Effendi (1897), Ibzan (null), Antonius Felix (10), and Ghassan Kanafani (1936). After him are Gal Gadot (1985), Eutocius of Ascalon (480), Ivry Gitlis (1922), Sirhan Sirhan (1944), Lusius Quietus (100), and Benny Gantz (1959).


Among social activists born in Israel, Simon bar Giora ranks 2Before him are Leila Khaled (1944).

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