Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne (c.683 - c.770) MP

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Nicknames: "Habibai", "Haninai", "Havivai", "Zabibai"
Birthplace: Pembeditha, Babylon Persia
Death: Died in Saint Etienne, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
Occupation: Exilarque, Gaon of Pumbedita
Managed by: Jaim Harlow
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About Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne

Yehudai left Pumbeditha during a contentious period and sought to enjoy his last days in the comforts of a burgeoning community in Southern France - Carcassonne.

Yehudai was elected leader of the Jews of Carcassone. When Nasrids attacked Carcassone, Yehudai was forced to seek the aid of Charles Martel and thus organized Jewish support for Charles Martel in preparation for the Battle of Tours in the Loire Valley of France.

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Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne's Timeline

683
683
Pembeditha, Babylon Persia
699
699
Age 16
Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
715
715
Age 32
719
719
Age 36
Baghdad, Babylon, Persia
720
720
Age 37
Autun, Saône-et-Loire, France
770
770
Age 87
Saint Etienne, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
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