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Procopius Anthemius (died 11 July 472) was the Western Roman emperor from 467 to 472. Born in the Eastern Roman Empire, Anthemius quickly worked his way up the ranks. He married into the Theodosian dynasty through Marcia Euphemia, daughter of Eastern emperor Marcian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthemius has received more than 517,411 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Anthemius is the 1,402nd most popular politician (down from 1,240th in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 186th in 2019) and the 107th most popular Turkish Politician.

Anthemius was a Roman general who was appointed by emperor Theodosius I to be the Western Roman Empire's praetorian prefect. He was famous for his victory over the Visigoths at the Battle of Frigidus in 394.

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Among politicians, Anthemius ranks 1,402 out of 15,577Before him are Miguel Primo de Rivera, Paul Barras, U Thant, Philip of Swabia, Léon Blum, and Harsha. After him are John V of Portugal, Alexander I of Serbia, Arghun, Charles III of Naples, Turgut Özal, and Emil Hácha.

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Among people born in 420, Anthemius ranks 2Before him is Pope Simplicius. After him are Orestes, Majorian, Libius Severus, Julia of Corsica, Thorismund, Valamir, and Rutilius Claudius Namatianus. Among people deceased in 472, Anthemius ranks 1After him are Olybrius and Ricimer.

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Among people born in Turkey, Anthemius ranks 197 out of 1,301Before him are Andronikos I Komnenos (1118), Adnan Menderes (1899), Süleyman Demirel (1924), Hippodamus of Miletus (-498), Proclus (412), and Sabiha Gökçen (1913). After him are Yunus Emre (1240), Turgut Özal (1927), Bias of Priene (-600), Pulcheria (399), Gregory Palamas (1296), and Pope John VI (655).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Anthemius ranks 107Before him are Beyhan Sultan (1497), Constantine IV (652), Phorcys (null), Andronikos I Komnenos (1118), Adnan Menderes (1899), and Süleyman Demirel (1924). After him are Turgut Özal (1927), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), Sultan Cem (1459), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), and Alexios III Angelos (1153).