Antoninus Pius

86 - 161

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Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius (19 September AD 86 – 7 March 161) was Roman emperor from AD 138 to 161. He was the fourth of the Five Good Emperors from the Nerva–Antonine dynasty. Born into a senatorial family, Antoninus held various offices during the reign of Emperor Hadrian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoninus Pius has received more than 3,481,161 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Antoninus Pius is the 254th most popular politician (up from 255th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Italy (down from 103rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Politician.

Antoninus Pius was a Roman emperor who ruled from 138 to 161. He was most famous for the Pax Romana, a time of peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire.

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Among politicians, Antoninus Pius ranks 254 out of 19,576Before him are António Guterres, Charles II of Spain, Louis XI of France, Eva Perón, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and François Mitterrand. After him are Philip II of France, Rudolf Hess, Rodrigo Duterte, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 86, Antoninus Pius ranks 1After him is Vibia Sabina. Among people deceased in 161, Antoninus Pius ranks 1

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Among people born in Italy, Antoninus Pius ranks 106 out of 5,161Before him are Domitian (51), Pope Pius III (1439), Pope Gregory VII (1020), Tintoretto (1518), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), and Pliny the Elder (23). After him are Pope Pius X (1835), Amedeo Avogadro (1776), Pope Paul III (1468), Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Antonio Gramsci (1891), and Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938).


Among politicians born in Italy, Antoninus Pius ranks 22Before him are Titus (41), Mark Antony (-83), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Domitian (51), and Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115). After him are Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), Numa Pompilius (-753), Brutus the Younger (-85), Sulla (-138), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869).