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Alexios III Angelos

1153 - 1211

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Alexios III Angelos (Medieval Greek: Ἀλέξιος Κομνηνός Ἄγγελος, romanized: Alexios Komnēnos Angelos; c. 1153 – 1211) was Byzantine Emperor from March 1195 to 17/18 July 1203. He reigned under the name Alexios Komnenos (Medieval Greek: Ἀλέξιος Κομνηνός, romanized: Alexios Komnēnos), associating himself with the Komnenos dynasty (from which he was descended matrilineally). A member of the extended imperial family, Alexios came to throne after deposing, blinding and imprisoning his younger brother Isaac II Angelos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexios III Angelos has received more than 295,015 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexios III Angelos is the 1,557th most popular politician (down from 1,267th in 2019), the 211th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 191st in 2019) and the 113th most popular Politician.

Alexios III Angelos was the Byzantine emperor from 11 April 1195 to 25 December 1203. He was overthrown by a coup led by his son-in-law, Alexios Doukas, who became Emperor Alexios IV Angelos.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Alexios III Angelos ranks 1,557 out of 15,577Before him are Stephen V of Hungary, Jebe, Jiajing Emperor, Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Chenghua Emperor, and Scorpion I. After him are Nicos Anastasiades, Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf, Fuad I of Egypt, Maria I of Portugal, Boudica, and John VI of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1153, Alexios III Angelos ranks 1After him are William II of Sicily, Agnes of Antioch, Berthold, Duke of Merania, Pietro Ziani, William IX, Count of Poitiers, and Abd al-Wahid I. Among people deceased in 1211, Alexios III Angelos ranks 1After him are Sancho I of Portugal, Kaykhusraw I, Eudokia Angelina, Urraca of Portugal, Mieszko I Tanglefoot, Adelaide of Meissen, Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamatera, and Aram Shah.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Alexios III Angelos ranks 211 out of 1,301Before him are John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Michael I Cerularius (1005), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), Sultan Cem (1459), and Theodore I Laskaris (1174). After him are Leo IV the Khazar (750), Leo I the Thracian (401), Anchises (null), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), Gyges of Lydia (-790), and Ayşe Sultan (1541).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkey

Among politicians born in Turkey, Alexios III Angelos ranks 113Before him are Anthemius (420), Turgut Özal (1927), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), Sultan Cem (1459), and Theodore I Laskaris (1174). After him are Leo IV the Khazar (750), Leo I the Thracian (401), Anchises (null), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), Gyges of Lydia (-790), and Ayşe Sultan (1541).