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Antiochus VII Sidetes

159 BC - 129 BC

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Antiochus VII Euergetes (Greek: Ἀντίοχος Ευεργέτης; c. 164/160 BC – 129 BC), nicknamed Sidetes (Greek: Σιδήτης) (from Side, a city in Asia Minor), also known as Antiochus the Pious, was ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire from July/August 138 to 129 BC. He was the last Seleucid king of any stature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antiochus VII Sidetes has received more than 147,717 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Antiochus VII Sidetes is the 2,453rd most popular politician (up from 2,501st in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 296th in 2019) and the 134th most popular Politician.

Antiochus VII Sidetes was most famous for his defeat in the Battle of Magnesia in 190 BC, which led to the eventual collapse of the Seleucid Empire.

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Antiochus VII Sidetes has had the most page views in the with 20,035 views, followed by Russian (8,075), and Persian (5,398). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (122.78%), Russian (79.68%), and Southern Azerbaijani (47.77%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Antiochus VII Sidetes ranks 2,453 out of 19,576Before him are La Malinche, Francesco Cossiga, Michael V Kalaphates, Andronikos V Palaiologos, Ottokar I of Bohemia, and Lennart Meri. After him are Qutb al-Din Aibak, Alcinous, Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Emperor Go-Momozono, Eumenes II, and Magnentius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 159 BC, Antiochus VII Sidetes ranks 1After him is Quintus Mucius Scaevola Augur. Among people deceased in 129 BC, Antiochus VII Sidetes ranks 3Before him are Scipio Aemilianus, and Carneades. After him are Eumenes III, and Antipater of Tarsus.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Antiochus VII Sidetes ranks 255 out of 1,347Before him are Michael IX Palaiologos (1277), Basiliscus (500), Ctesias (-440), Constantine Laskaris (1170), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), and Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400). After him are Tansu Çiller (1946), Philo of Byzantium (-280), Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), Necmettin Erbakan (1926), Nebahat Çehre (1944), and Yaqut al-Hamawi (1179).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Antiochus VII Sidetes ranks 134Before him are John IV Laskaris (1250), Michael IX Palaiologos (1277), Basiliscus (500), Constantine Laskaris (1170), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), and Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400). After him are Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), Necmettin Erbakan (1926), Alexander Ypsilantis (1792), Thomas Palaiologos (1409), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), and Gülbahar Hatun (1429).