Tiglath-Pileser I

1200 BC - 1076 BC

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Tiglath-Pileser I (; from the Hebraic form of Akkadian: 𒆪𒋾𒀀𒂍𒈗𒊏, romanized: Tukultī-apil-Ešarra, "my trust is in the son of Ešarra") was a king of Assyria during the Middle Assyrian period (1114–1076 BC). According to Georges Roux, Tiglath-Pileser was "one of the two or three great Assyrian monarchs since the days of Shamshi-Adad I". He was known for his "wide-ranging military campaigns, his enthusiasm for building projects, and his interest in cuneiform tablet collections". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tiglath-Pileser I has received more than 135,191 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Tiglath-Pileser I is the 1,866th most popular politician (up from 2,111th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 55th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Tiglath-pileser I is most famous for his military campaigns, in which he conquered all of Mesopotamia, Syria, and Palestine. He also conquered the lands of the Amorites, the Philistines, and the Arameans.

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Among politicians, Tiglath-Pileser I ranks 1,866 out of 15,710Before him are Rodolfo Graziani, Joseph I of Portugal, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Agostinho Neto, Ashurnasirpal II, and Hotepsekhemwy. After him are Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Julia Drusilla, Michael the Brave, Mohammed Daoud Khan, and Francis, Duke of Anjou.

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Among people born in 1200 BC, Tiglath-Pileser I ranks 6Before him are Nebuchadnezzar I, Ruth, Ramesses V, Ramesses XI, and Ramesses IV. After him are Ramesses VIII, Smendes, Tapputi, Herihor, Di Yi, and Wen Ding. Among people deceased in 1076 BC, Tiglath-Pileser I ranks 1After him is Di Yi.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Tiglath-Pileser I ranks 46 out of 300Before him are Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), Al-Ash'ari (873), Al-Jahiz (775), and Ashurnasirpal II (-1000). After him are Al-Mutawakkil (822), Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Al-Musta'sim (1213), Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), Ali Hassan al-Majid (1941), and Hasan al-Askari (846).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Tiglath-Pileser I ranks 25Before him are Möngke Khan (1209), Ahmad Sanjar (1085), Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), and Ashurnasirpal II (-1000). After him are Al-Mutawakkil (822), Al-Musta'sim (1213), Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (1914), Tiglath-Pileser III (-755), and Tariq Aziz (1936).