Chyzkiya II Gaon ben David

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Chyzkiya II Gaon ben David

Also Known As: "Hezekiah"
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Birthplace: Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
Death: Died in Mosul, Ninawa, Iraq
Immediate Family:

Son of David ben Zakkai, Exilarch and 2nd wife ben Zakkai
Father of Yitzhak ben Chyzkia, Nasi; David II ben Chizkya, Nasi and Reyna bat Hizkiya "Zuṭṭa"
Brother of Yehudah ben David

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About Chyzkiya II Gaon ben David

Hizkiya's line fled to Northern Mesopotamia and remained in Mosul (present-day Iraq) until the Mongol invasion of 1270CE at which time it was extinguished. It is possible some escaped into the Khazars in the north

Source: “The Scribe - JOURNAL OF BABYLONIAN JEWRY PUBLISHED BY THE EXILARCH’S FOUNDATION ISSN 14 74 – 0230 ISSUE 74 - AUTUMN 2001” pg 59 - The Exilarch’s Tree of the middle ages appears in the Babylonian Haggadahpublished by the Exilarch’s Foundation

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Chyzkiya II Gaon ben David's Timeline

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Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
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Age 23
Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
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Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
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Mosul, Ninawa, Iraq
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