Yuval Noah Harari

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Yuval Noah Harari (Hebrew: יובל נח הררי‎ [juˈval ˈnoaχ haˈʁaʁi]; born 24 February 1976) is an Israeli public intellectual, historian and a professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of the popular science bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014), Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (2016), and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuval Noah Harari has received more than 3,747,773 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Yuval Noah Harari is the 75th most popular historian (up from 94th in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Israel (up from 126th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Israeli Historian.

Yuval Noah Harari is an Israeli historian and author who is most famous for his book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.

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Among historians, Yuval Noah Harari ranks 75 out of 341Before him are Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Al-Baladhuri, Erich Auerbach, Carlo Ginzburg, Ephorus, and Eutropius. After him are Julius Wellhausen, Shoqan Walikhanov, Georges Duby, Al-Dhahabi, Tyrannius Rufinus, and Al-Maqrizi.

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Among people born in 1976, Yuval Noah Harari ranks 8Before him are Reese Witherspoon, Francesco Totti, Cillian Murphy, Andriy Shevchenko, Chester Bennington, and Benedict Cumberbatch. After him are Ryan Reynolds, Clarence Seedorf, Michael Ballack, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Patrick Kluivert, and Audrey Tautou.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Yuval Noah Harari ranks 117 out of 389Before him are Yitzhak Navon (1921), Philip the Evangelist (100), Judah ha-Nasi (135), Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), George Habash (1926), and Ofra Haza (1957). After him are Valerius Gratus (-50), Aaron Ciechanover (1947), Simeon of Jerusalem (100), Arieh Warshel (1940), Antiochus of Ascalon (-130), and Yochanan Vollach (1945).

Among HISTORIANS In Israel

Among historians born in Israel, Yuval Noah Harari ranks 4Before him are Josephus (37), Procopius (500), and William of Tyre (1130). After him are Benny Morris (1948).