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(Note: "navi" (pl: neviim) = "prophet")
The Talmud (Megillah 14a) says that there had been twice as many prophets as the number of people who left Egypt (2*600,000), but only those whose messages were for future generations were recorded. This count was 48 male and 7 female Prophets.
The Talmud lists the 7 females as:
Hannah (mother of Shmuel)
Avigail (who became a wife of David Hamelech)
Huldah (from the time of Yirmiyahu)
One compilation of the male prophets (based on Seder Olam) lists the following:
Elkanah (father of Shmuel)
David Hamelech (King David)
Shlomo Hamelech (King Soloman)
Aidoin the Golah
Micha Ben Yamla in the time of Achav
Yehu Ben Hanani in the time of Asah
Azaryah Ben Oded in the time of Yehoshaphat from Divrei Hayamim
Haziel from Bnei Masni
Eliezer his cousin
Amos in the time of Yeravam Ben Yoash
Micha in the time of Yosam
Yonah Ben Amitai
Yeshayah in the time of Menashe in the time of Yoshea
Uriah from Kiryat Yearim
Daniel (second year of Darius)
Rashi (Megillah 3a) suggests that Daniel wasn't a Navi and is to be replaced in the list by Shemaia, who told Rehavam not to go to war with Yeravam and the northern kingdom.
Rashi closes with "two I don't know" (47 & 48).
A commentator on the side says one is Oded & one is Hanani Haroeh. When a Navi is called by his name and his fathers name it is a sign that the father is also a Navi. Azriah Ben Oded, Yehu Ben Hanani, Zechariah Ben Yehoyada are given as examples.
Rabbein Hananel and the Vilna Gaon start from Moshe and add in the sons of Korach.
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