In what year did John the Baptist die?

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John the Baptist was beheaded at about 40 years old.
John the Baptist is a key figure in the Biblical stories of Jesus of Nazareth. According to the Gospels, John's role was to announce the coming of Jesus: in John 1:23 he tells interrogators, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness,... More>> · More images »
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After a long life as a prophet, John the Baptist was imprisoned by Herod Antipas, the same Herod who conspired against Jesus Christ and played a role in his crucifixion. The Bible states that John the Baptist was later beheaded through a plot devised by Herod's wife who was upset that John did not approve of her marriage to Herod. Josephus states that John was executed by Herod because Herod was worried that John would incite rebellion in the people.

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