400 - 471


Flavius Ardabur Aspar (c. 400 – 471) was an Eastern Roman patrician and magister militum ("master of soldiers") of Alanic-Gothic descent. As the general of a Germanic army in Roman service, Aspar exerted great influence on the Eastern Roman Emperors for half a century, from the 420s to his death in 471, over Theodosius II, Marcian and Leo I, who, in the end, had him killed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aspar has received more than 78,298 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,916th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Aspar ranks 2,898 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Kōgen, Agnes of France, Byzantine Empress, Anne Marie d'Orléans, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Nancy Pelosi, and Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany. After him are Eleanor of Navarre, James Macpherson, Emperor Daizong of Tang, Francesco Cossiga, Argishti I of Urartu, and Pekah.

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Among people born in 400, Aspar ranks 15Before him are Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Fritigern, Constantine III, Ermanaric, Marcomer, and Vasubandhu. After him are Uldin, Yazdegerd I, Antipope Ursicinus, Servatius of Tongeren, Shapur III, and Quintus Smyrnaeus. Among people deceased in 471, Aspar ranks 1After him is Gennadius of Constantinople.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Aspar ranks 323 out of 901Before him are Helenus (null), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), Komitas (1869), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), and Theophilus of Antioch (140). After him are Argishti I of Urartu (-827), Ephorus (-400), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Joannes Zonaras (1074), Antipope Boniface VII (1000), and Cornelius Castoriadis (1922).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Aspar ranks 172Before him are Chryseis (null), Midhat Pasha (1822), Stephen IV of Hungary (1133), Eudokia Makrembolitissa (1021), Helenus (null), and Seleucus IV Philopator (-217). After him are Argishti I of Urartu (-827), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Deiphobus (null), Alexios I of Trebizond (1182), Telipinu (-1600), and Latife Uşşaki (1898).

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