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בעל חנן

Two people in TaNa”KH are name בעל חנן:

בעל חנן בן עכבור who was  a king descended from Esau mentioned in the genealogy in Gen. 36:37, 39 and I Chron 1:49-50.

בעל חנן הגדרי is the official in charge of Olives and Sycamores (I Chron. 27:28)

It is likely the same name as Hannibal – see wikipedia entry for Hannibal.