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Hananiah ben Zerubbabel 5th Exilarch MP (deceased)

Hananiah was the son of Zorobabel by his third wife. The brother by the same wife was Meshullam who is numbered 4th in the Exilarch list. His sister in the same parentage is Shelomith, wife of Elnathan...

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Shealtiel, 2nd Exilarch MP (c.-586 - c.-540)

Shealtiel (Hebrew: שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל ‎, Shə’altî’ēl) or Greek-de...

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Jechoniah Yehoakhin King of Judah MP (c.-616 - -561)

2 Kings Chapter 24:6-16 * 2 Chronicles 36:8-10 Wikipedia: Jeconiah and יהויכין טז וּבְנֵי...

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Yohanan bar Achaya, 3rd Exilarch Yohanan II MP (c.125 - 175)

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Pedat ben Hiyya, 13th Exilarch (b. - c.270)

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Hiyya bar Shaphat, 9th Exilarch MP (b. - c.259)

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Ya'akob ben Nachum, 6th Exilarch (c.165 - c.215)

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Shlomo III ibn Da'ud, Exilarch MP (c.-168 - c.-135)

Shlomo , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Shemaiah to: nn

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Shemaya I ben Shlomo, Exilarch MP (c.-140 - c.-129)

Shemaiah , son of Shlomo and nn to: nn 1) David to: nn

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Da'ud ben Shemaya, Exilarch MP (c.-110 - -100)

David , son of Shemaiah and nn to: nn 1) Shechaniah to: nn

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Shechanya II ibn Da'ud, Exilarch MP (c.-85 - c.-45)

Shechaniah , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Hizkiah to: nn

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Hizkiya ben Shehanya, 33rd Exilarch Hizkiya III MP (c.-50 - c.-50)

Hizkiah , son of Shechaniah and nn to: nn 1) Shalom to: nn

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Shalom II ben Hizkiya, Exilarch Interregnum MP (c.-20 - 40)

Shalom , son of Hizkiah and nn to: nn 1) Nathan (De Zuzita?) to: nn

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Pinchas "Pinchi" ibn Shechanya, 43rd & Final Exilarch 1st Dynasty MP (c.30 - c.130)

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Hunya ben Nathan, Exilarch Interregnum MP (c.30 - c.90)

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Shlomo ben Hunya, Exilarch Interregnum MP (c.50 - 120)

Shlomo , son of Hunya and nn to: nn 1) Jacov to: nn

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Ya'akov ben Shlomo, Exilarch MP (c.75 - d.)

This Jacob was presumably the descendant of King David of the Jews, but we have no documentation about that. See "My Lines" ( ) from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA ( )-------------------- J...

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Mar Rab Judah 'Hazub' bar Pinchas, Exilarch, Gaon, haSofer of Pumbeditha MP (c.860 - c.949)

Abū 'l-Kathīr Yaḥyā ibn Zakariyyāʾ Abū ʾl-Kathīr Yaḥyā ibn Zakariyyāʾ (d. ca. 932) was a Jewish theologian a...

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Rab David I 'Pinchas' ben Abdimi, Exilarch & Gaon of Ramla MP (c.810 - c.870)

Rav Pinchas David ben Yehudah was an exilarch during the first half of the ninth century. In his bid for office, David was opposed by another member of the exilarchal dynasty named Daniel ben Anan. The...

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David II ben Chizkya, Nasi MP (c.1001 - c.1090)

David ben Hezekiah, who died sometime before 1090, was the son of the Babylonian exilarch Hezekiah II (r. ca. 1000–ca. 1060). Very little is known about David’s life. He was active in c...

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Hizkiya "Zuṭṭa" ben Yehudah, Exilarch #30,33 & 35, Final Gaon of Pumbeditha MP (c.940 - c.1001)

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Berechiah / ברכיה ., Exilarch VI of Judah MP (c.-490 - d.)

1 Chronicles 3:20

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Hasadiah / חסדיה ., Exilarch of Judah (c.-465 - d.)

1 Chronicles 3:20 -

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Arnan ben Rafaya, Exilarch MP (c.-372 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.

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Yig'el ben Shemaya, 16th Exilarch MP (deceased)

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Khatush ben Shemaya, 15th Exilarch (Abravanel line) MP (c.-290 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.

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Shemidah ben Shemaya, 14th Exilarch MP (deceased)

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Hasadya ben Berahya, Exilarch MP (c.-390 - c.-480)

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Berakhiya ben Hananya, 6th Exilarch MP (c.-470 - c.-400)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. Se...

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Achaya bar Akkub, 1st Exilarch 2nd Dynasty MP (c.100 - c.145)

Ahija , occupation: Exilarch in ca 135, son of Jacov and nn to: nn Son: 1) Nakhum II , occupation: Exilarch ca 145-170 to: nn 2) Johanan Granson : 3) Nathan Polak, birth 1840 Groningen, die...

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Huna Mar Huna ben Nechemya, 19th Exilarch Huna III MP (c.292 - 350)

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Huna ben Nathan, Mar Huna IV, 24th Exilarch MP (c.395 - 442)

Abba was succeeded first by his son Nathan and then by another son, Mar Kahana. The latter's son Huna is then mentioned as successor, being the fourth exilarch of that name; he died in 441, according t...

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Haninai ben Mar Kahana II, 29th Exilarch Mar Huna VI MP (c.450 - 508)

Exilarch Mar Huna VI ben Kahana beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גל]...

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Nathan bar Abba Mari, 21st Exilarch Nathan II MP (c.352 - c.427)

A celebrated Babylonian amora; born 352; died 427; reestablished the academy at Sura, and was the first editor of the Babylonian Talmud. According to a tradition preserved in the academies (Ḳid....

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Kahana ben Mar Zutra II, 26th Exilarch Mar Kahana II MP (c.410 - 465)

Exilarch Kahana II ben Zutra beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלו&...

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Anani bar Nathan, 8th Exilarch Huna II MP (c.190 - c.260)

Anani in I Chron. 3:24; the first exilarch explicitly mentioned as such in Talmudic literature (where he is named as Huna ); contemporary of Judah I (Judah HaNasi) =================================...

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Shaphat ben Yohanan, 4th Exilarch MP (c.145 - 195)

Shaphat ____ - ____ Father: Johanan Family 1 : 1. +Hanan "Anan" Exilarch at BABYLON

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Nathan ben Nachum, 7th Exilarch 'Mar Ukba I' MP (c.156 - c.240)

Exilarch Mar Ukba I ben Nahum beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלו...

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Akkub ben Elioenai, Exilarch MP (c.-244 - c.-180)

Akkub , occupation: Exilarch, son of Elioenai and nn to: nn 1) David to: nn

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Nechemya ben Nathan, 14th Exilarch Nehemiah I MP (c.250 - c.313)

Exilarque Néhémie ben Nathan beni David était Exilarque (Exilarque [en hébreu: ראש גלות Rosh Galout, l'araméen: ...

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Neriyah, 18th Exilarch, Dayan, Menton, Yahya, Weinstok Line MP (c.-290 - c.-227)

Neariah , son of Shemaiah and nn living - details excluded to: nn 1) Elioenai living - details excluded to: nn 2) Hezekaiah , occupation: Exilarch to: nn 3) Azrikam , occupation: Exilarch

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Elioenai ben Neariah, 20th Exilarch MP (c.-272 - c.-197)

Elioenai , son of Neariah and nn living - details excluded to: nn 1) Hodaviah , occupation: Exilarch 2) Eliashib , occupation: Exilarch 3) Peleiah , occupation: Exilarch 4) Akkub , occupati...

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Obadya ibn Arnan, 11th Exilarch MP (c.-354 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. Se...

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Mar Zutra II, 30th Exilarch MP (c.488 - c.520)

Mar-Zutra II was an Exilarch who led a successful revolt against Persia in the sixth century and achieved seven years of political independence in Mahoza.Mar-Zutra II became Exilarch of the Jewish comm...

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Anan bar Shaphat, 10th Exilarch MP (c.216 - c.259)

Rav Huna (Hebrew: רב הונא), Exilarch Huna II ben Ukba beni David, was a Jewish Talmudist who lived in Babylonia, known as an amora of the second generation and...

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Nathan de-Ẓuẓita bar Hanan, 11th Exilarch 'Ukban' MP (c.230 - c.270)

I Ukba, occupation: Exilarch 259-270, son of Huna II and N.N. to: nn Son: 1) Nechemiah I, birth 270, died 313 Executed, occupation: Exilarch in Bavel to: nn 2) Mar Ukba --------------------...

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Khamma ben Nachum II, 5th Exilarch Huna I MP (c.175 - 260)

Huna Kamma (Aramaic/Hebrew: הונא קמא, lit. Huna I); was a Jewish Tanna sage of the fifth generation of the Tannaim era. He was an Exilarch, head of the ...

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Kahana ben Abba Mari, 23rd Exilarch Mar Kahana I MP (c.345 - c.415)

Rav Kahana, a member of the Academy at Sura, later became Rosh Yeshiva of the academy at Pumbedita. Exilarch Kahana I ben Abba beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש �...

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'Ukba ben Nechemya (Ukvan), 17th Exilarch Mar 'Ukba III ben Nehemías MP (c.290 - c.337)

Exilarch Mar Ukba II ben Nehemiah beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גל�...

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Abba Mar ben 'Ukba, 20th Exilarch Abba Mari I MP (c.300 - c.370)

Exilarch Abba ben Ukba beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלות...

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Natronai 'Yehudai' ben Naḥman, Gaon of Pembeditha & Sura MP (c.679 - c.761)

Naṭronay bar Nehemiah Naṭronay bar Nehemiah, also known as Mar Yanuqa, married into the family of the exilarch, and served as gaon of the yeshiva of Pumbedita from 719 until his death s...

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Hananya "Dayan of the Gate" ben Haninai haKohen al-Nahr Paqod, Gaon of Sura MP (c.660 - c.736)

GAON of SURA from 689 to 694

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

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 Jew...

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Natronai Ibn Habibai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Almeria MP (c.699 - c.773)

Naṭronay bar Ḥabibai, whose patronymic is also recorded as Zabinai/Zavinay in some texts of the Epistle (Heb. Iggeret) of Sherira Gaon, was Exilarch in Babylonia from 771 to 773. He was n...

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Makhir ibn Habibi al-Narboni, Nasi MP (c.725 - c.793)

Do not confuse him with Thierry I , comte d'Autun, or with Théodéric IV of Austrasia. ' Makhir ben Havivai was a Babylonian-Jewish scholar, a descendant of the House of David, and the l...

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Rafaya ben Yishaya, 10th Exilarch MP (c.-390 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.

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Yishaya ben Hananya, 8th Exilarch MP (c.-420 - d.)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. Se...

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Shechanya ben Ovadya, 12th Exilarch MP (c.-336 - -250)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. Se...

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Shemayahu ben Shechanya, 13th Exilarch MP (c.-308 - -225)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. Se...

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Ḥananya 'Ḥanan of Isḳiya' bar Adoi ben Hophni, 33rd Exiliarch & Gaon Pumbeditha MP (c.560 - c.589)

Haninai ben Hofnai ha-David Exilarch at Babylon Exilarch at Babylon from (581-589) The exilarchs were direct descendant of the House of King David and were recognized as not only being the represen...

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Haninai al-Nehar Peḳkod ben Bustanai bar Adai, Exilarch & Gaon of Sura MP (c.628 - c.689)

The descendants of Haninai appear to occupy the gaonate of Sura for several generations and may also be ancestors of the Maharal of Prague. Prince Haninai's father, Bustanai (d. 660/5), was the first...

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Hananya, 5th Exilarch MP (c.-500 - c.-440)

Abarbanel – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman. Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder. ...

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Zutra "the Pious" ben Kahana, 25th Exilarch Mar Zutra I MP (c.370 - c.413)

Mar Zutra ben Kahana (Rabina I) was a Talmudist, and rabbi, accounted as an Amora sage of the 5th and 6th generation of the Amora era. He began the process of compiling the Talmud with Rav Ashi. The Ta...

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Ahunai ben Haninai, 31st Exilarch Huna Mar II MP (c.508 - c.560)

Mar Ahunai ben Zutra beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלות&...

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Hophni Haninai ben Ahunai, 32nd Exilarch Mar Hophni I MP (c.530 - c.609)

Exilarch Hofnai ben Ahunai beni David was persecuted by Hormisdas IV. Hofnai was also called Kafnai. He was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Ros...

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Hananya "Bustenai" ben Haninai, Exilarch & Gaon of Pumbeditha MP (c.589 - 638)

Bostanai was the first exilarch under Arabian rule; he flourished about the middle of the seventh century. He was the son of the exilarch Hananiah. Hai Gaon, in "Sha'are Ẓedeḳ," p. 3a, ...

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Hisdai Shahrijar "Sheshna" ben Bustanai, Exilarch & Gaon of Sura MP (c.645 - c.717)

Exilarchs Exilark av judarna i Bagdad 660-665. Exilarch was the title given to the head of the Babylonian Jews, who, from the time of the Babylonian exile, were designated by the term "golah" (se...

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Zerubbabel 3rd Exilarch MP (c.-566 - c.-510)

1 Chron 3:19, Prince of Judah, Governor of Judah, Exilarch of Judah Ibn Ezra (Shemot 2:10, Haggai 1:1) says that Zerubavel was the son of Pediyah, based on a verse in Divrei haYamim. Zerubavel is gen...

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