Alexios II Komnenos

1169 - 1183

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Alexios II Komnenos (Medieval Greek: Αλέξιος Β′ Κομνηνός; 14 September 1169 – September 1183), Latinized Alexius II Comnenus, was Byzantine emperor from 1180 to 1183. He ascended to the throne as a minor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexios II Komnenos has received more than 195,390 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Alexios II Komnenos is the 1,581st most popular politician (up from 1,599th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 228th in 2019) and the 125th most popular Turkish Politician.

Alexios II Komnenos was most famous for being the Byzantine emperor who was overthrown by the Fourth Crusade.

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Among politicians, Alexios II Komnenos ranks 1,581 out of 15,710Before him are Edward, King of Portugal, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Viktor Orbán, Emeric, King of Hungary, Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, and Werner von Fritsch. After him are Bảo Đại, Martin of Aragon, Seljuk, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, and Andronikos IV Palaiologos.

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Among people born in 1169, Alexios II Komnenos ranks 3Before him are Muhammad II of Khwarazm and Saint Sava. After him is Geoffrey I of Villehardouin. Among people deceased in 1183, Alexios II Komnenos ranks 1After him are Henry the Young King, Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Antipope Innocent III, and Peter I of Courtenay.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Alexios II Komnenos ranks 223 out of 1,128Before him are Michael Psellos (1018), Giorgos Seferis (1900), Alexios V Doukas (1140), Constantine VI (771), Pharamond (370), and Gülfem Hatun (1500). After him are Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), Constantine X Doukas (1006), Theodore II Laskaris (1221), Leontios (660), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), and Anchises (null).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Alexios II Komnenos ranks 125Before him are Gyges of Lydia (-790), Ahmet Necdet Sezer (1941), Romanos III Argyros (968), Alexios V Doukas (1140), Constantine VI (771), and Pharamond (370). After him are Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), Constantine X Doukas (1006), Theodore II Laskaris (1221), Leontios (660), Anchises (null), and Kenan Evren (1917).