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Hai Gaon: Rabbi Hai Gaon was the last and perhaps the greatest from the Geonic period in Babylonia (died in 1038).
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Rav Hai Gaon was the last of the Geonim of Pumbeditha. With him came to an end the era of the Geonim (the brilliant Talmudic scholars who headed the great Yeshivot of Sura and Pumbeditha) that lasted nearly 450 years (The Geonim who flourished in Babyloni...
Major Gaonim and their accomplishments.
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