- NAME: Jezebel
- OCCUPATION: Queen, Princess
- BIRTH DATE: Unknown
- DEATH DATE: c. 843 BCE
- AKA: Jezabel
- AKA: Jezebel
Best Known For
Jezebel was a Phoenician princess, later the wife of King Ahab of Israel. She became known for putting on makeup before her death and being a wicked woman.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Her actions have been interpreted in a variety of ways—some people believe she was simply dressing for a dignified death. Others believe she was "painting" herself in hopes of seducing Jehu and becoming his mistress. In the end, she was thrown out of her bedroom window, trampled by horses and eaten by dogs.
Jezebel's name has been used for thousands of years to describe cunning,
ruthless and reprehensible women. Some believe she typifies evil. Others believe that Jezebel was one of the first suffragists.
© 2014 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
profile name: Jezebel profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Included In These Groups
They are the famous women who were born into royalty, or found their way to it by marriage, and grew up to be the ecelectic empresses who have inspired countless stories, books, plays and films. As Great Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, a celebration of her 60 years on the throne, the queens who have long been admired—some for thousands of years—for their grace, public charm, dedication to philanthropy, finesse and fashion sense, come back into the spotlight. Explore the lives of notable queens such as Cleopatra VII, Queen Rania and Anna Ivanovna, from the time they were crowned, to their tragedies and milestones as rulers and consorts.
Famous Queens 31 people in this group
Famous Princesses 9 people in this group
Famous Royalty 222 people in this group