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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...

3/7/2008 8/31/2013

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

"Salathiel", "Salatiel", "Shalatiel"

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

2/26/2007 8/31/2013

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

"Coniah", "Jeconiah", "Yehoakhin", "Yehoyakhin", "Yechonyah", "Eliakim"

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

2/20/2007 8/31/2013

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

"Johanan bar Ahija"

2/20/2007 1/26/2013

12/18/2011 1/26/2013

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

"Chiyya", "Khiyya", "ben Shephat"

9/1/2009 1/26/2013

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

"Yakob I"

1/17/2013 1/26/2013

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

Shlomo , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Shemaiah to: nn source: Shlomo III ibn Da'ud Exilarch Shlomo , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Shemaiah to: nn

1/13/2008 3/15/2012

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

Shemaiah , son of Shlomo and nn to: nn 1) David to: nn source: Shemaya I ben Shlomo Shemaiah , son of Shlomo and nn to: nn 1) David to: nn

1/13/2008 3/15/2012

David , son of Shemaiah and nn to: nn 1) Shechaniah to: nn source: Da'ud ben Shemaya ben Shemaya, Exilarch David , son of Shemaiah and nn to: nn 1) Shechaniah to: nn

1/13/2008 3/15/2012

Shechaniah , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Hizkiah to: nn source: Shechanya II ibn Da'ud, Exilarch Shechaniah , son of David and nn to: nn 1) Hizkiah to: nn

1/13/2008 3/15/2012

Hizkiya ben Shehanya, 33rd Exilarch Hizkiya III MP (c.-50 - c.-10)

"Hezekiah"

Hizkiah , son of Shechaniah and nn to: nn 1) Shalom to: nn source: Hizkiya ben Shehanya, 33rd Exilarch Hizkiya III Hizkiah , son of Shechaniah and nn to: nn 1) Shalom to: nn

1/13/2008 3/15/2012

Shalom , son of Hizkiah and nn to: nn 1) Nathan (De Zuzita?) to: nn source: Shalom II ben Hizkiya, Exilarch Interregnum Shalom , son of Hizkiah and nn to: nn 1) Nathan (De Zuzita?) to: nn

8/21/2008 3/15/2012

9/1/2009 3/15/2012

source: Hunya ben Nathan, Exilarch Interregnum

8/21/2008 3/15/2012

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

"Shlomo ibn Shechanya", "Solomon ben Shechanya"

Shlomo , son of Hunya and nn to: nn 1) Jacov to: nn source: Shlomo ben Hunya, Exilarch Interregnum Shlomo , son of Hunya and nn to: nn 1) Jacov to: nn

8/21/2008 3/15/2012

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

"Akiba", "Akkub", "Yaqub", "Jacob", "Ya'akov", "Yakov", "R' Akuv"

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 ( ) Jacov , son of Shlo...

2/20/2007 3/15/2012

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

"Abū 'l-Kathīr Yaḥyā ibn Zakariyyāʾ", "al-Kātib al-Ṭabarānī", "Hazub", "Khazuv", "Chatzub", "Abū 'Anan Zakariyyā Yaḥyā", "Chatzuv", "חצוב"

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

2/20/2007 12/30/2011

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

"The Grammarian", "Rabba", "Tahlifa"

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...

2/20/2007 12/30/2011

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

"David ben Yaḥyā", "David ibn Yaḥyā", "David ben Yaḥyā Sar Shalom"

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...

7/11/2010 12/30/2011

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

"Chizkiya", "Zuṭṭa (Aramaic for "Little Man")", "Abu Yaḥyā"

7/11/2010 12/30/2011

Berechiah 4th Exilarch / ברכיה MP (c.-490 - d.)

"Bera'ya", "Verechya"

1 Chronicles 3:20

2/27/2007 12/27/2011

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

"Chassadya", "Hadadiah", "Hadadya", "Hasad'ya"

1 Chronicles 3:20 -

2/27/2007 12/27/2011

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

"Amay", "Arnán", "ben Refaya"

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. so...

2/27/2007 12/22/2011

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

"Igal", "Igeal", "Jigal"

2/27/2007 12/21/2011

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.

2/27/2007 12/21/2011

8/20/2008 12/21/2011

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

"Chesdiah", "Chisdiah", "Hasadiah"

2/20/2007 12/20/2011

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

"Brachye", "Berechya", "Berchiah", "ben Chananiah", "ben Ananías"

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...

2/20/2007 12/20/2011

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

"Ahija David", "Achaya", "Nachum", "Ahija ben Yakob", "Nahum bar Yaqub"

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...

2/20/2007 12/20/2011

8/21/2008 12/20/2011

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

"Mar bar Rav Ashi"

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...

2/20/2007 12/20/2011

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

"Chaninai", "Haninai", "Reinado"

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

1/10/2008 12/20/2011

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

"Mar bar Rav Ashi", "Rav Safra", "Nathan de-Ẓuẓita", "Tabyomi", "Ezra"

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....

2/20/2007 12/18/2011

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

12/24/2007 12/18/2011

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

"Huna Anani", "Anani", "Hanan"

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) =================================...

2/20/2007 12/18/2011

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

"Shafat", "Shafet", "Shaphat", "Shephatya", "Yehoshaphat"

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

2/20/2007 12/18/2011

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

3/9/2009 12/18/2011

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

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

2/27/2007 12/17/2011

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

"Nechamia I", "Nehemiah I"

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

2/20/2007 12/16/2011

Neriyah, 18th Exilarch, Dayan, MP (c.-290 - c.-227)

"Neariah", "Nearya", "Nearja", "Neryah ibn Shamiah", "ben Shemaiah", "ben Shemaya"

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 sou...

2/20/2007 12/15/2011

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...

2/27/2007 12/15/2011

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

"Abdías", "Ab'd Allah", "Abdallah", "Abdullah", "Obed", "Oved", "Ubaydya", "ben Arnan"

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...

2/20/2007 12/15/2011

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

"Pachda ben Merima"

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...

5/8/2008 12/13/2011

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

"Anani", "Hanan", "Chanan"

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...

2/20/2007 12/13/2011

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

"Nathan de-Ẓuẓita", "ben Hanan"

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 Exilarch Nathan I be...

2/20/2007 12/13/2011

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

"Mar Huna I", "Hunya I", "Nachmani", "Nechemiah", "Chochna", "Hochma", "Hachma", "Khokhna", "Nahmani"

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 ...

8/21/2008 12/13/2011

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

"Nathan", "Amemar"

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 �...

5/8/2008 7/13/2011

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

"Ukba", "Ukva", "Ukvan", "Uqba", "Nathan de-Ẓuẓita"

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

2/20/2007 7/12/2011

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

"Abba Mari", "Rab Ashi", "Shalom"

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

2/20/2007 7/12/2011

Mar Zakkai ben Ahunai ben Shahrijar (Yehudah the Blind) MP (c.679 - c.761)

"Nafronai", "bar Mar Yanqa", "Yehuday ben Naḥman", "Yizkah", "Isaac", "Nafronai ben Nehemiah ha-David"

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...

2/20/2007 6/8/2011

GAON of SURA from 689 to 694

8/21/2008 12/31/2010

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

"Habibai", "Haninai", "Havivai", "Zabibai"

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...

7/30/2007 12/31/2010

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

"Hananiah", "Zabinai", "Zavinay", "Naṭronay ben Ḥavivay", "Naṭronay ben Ḥabibai"

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...

8/20/2008 12/31/2010

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

"Exilarch of Narbonne", "Makhir ben Havivai"

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...

8/9/2007 12/23/2010

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

"Rephiah", "Refaya"

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. so...

2/27/2007 11/26/2010

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

"Jesaiah", "Jeshaiah", "Yeshaya", "ben Hananiah", "ben Chananya"

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...

2/27/2007 11/26/2010

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

"Shechaniah", "Shechanya"

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...

2/20/2007 11/23/2010

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

"Semaías", "Shemaiah", "Shemaya", "ben Shecaniah", "ben Shecanya"

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...

2/20/2007 11/23/2010

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...

9/21/2007 10/31/2010

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

"Haninai (Bar Adoi) Ben Bustanai", "Baradai Bustenai", "Hanini bar Adoi", "Exilarch of Babylon"

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...

8/9/2007 10/11/2010

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

"Chananiah", "Chananya", "Chanina", "Hananiah", "Hananya", "Khaninah", "ben Mesulam"

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. ...

2/20/2007 10/11/2010

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

"Ravina I", "Rab Abina I", "Reinado"

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...

2/20/2007 10/11/2010

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

"Ahunai", "Huna Mar II", "Mar Ahunai", "Yosef"

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

1/23/2008 10/11/2010

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

"Mar R. Mar b. Mar R. Huna"

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

1/10/2008 10/11/2010

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

"Mar R. Huna", "Buṣbuhrā", "Nāsṭūnā", "and Ṣalūbā", "Taḥlifa", "Bostanai", "Bustanai", "Bustenai", "Bostenai"

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, ...

9/21/2007 10/11/2010

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

"Mesharsheya b. Taḥlifa", "Gamliel", "Shahari", "Prince of Tabaristan"

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...

1/23/2008 10/11/2010

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

"Sheshbatzar", "Zerobavel", "Zerubabel", "Zerubavel", "Zorobabel", "Hatarashta"

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...

2/20/2007 10/10/2010