63 BC - 14


Augustus (Imperator Caesar divi filius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August AD 14) was the first Roman emperor, reigning from 27 BC until his death in AD 14, and the founder of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. His status as the founder of the Roman Principate has consolidated an enduring legacy as one of the most effective and controversial leaders in human history. The reign of Augustus initiated an era of relative peace known as the Pax Romana. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustus has received more than 10,720,859 page views. His biography is available in 183 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 183

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Augustus ranks 8 out of 14,801Before him are Adolf Hitler, Julius Caesar, Donald Trump, Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, and Thomas Jefferson. After him are Vladimir Lenin, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Charlemagne, Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, and Saladin.

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Among people born in 63 BC, Augustus ranks 1After him are Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Didymus Chalcenterus, and Pacorus I. Among people deceased in 14, Augustus ranks 1After him are Julia the Elder, Agrippa Postumus, Parthenius of Nicaea, Lucius Aemilius Paullus, and Marcus Plautius Silvanus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Augustus ranks 9 out of 3,282Before him are Christopher Columbus (1451), Galileo Galilei (1564), Julius Caesar (-100), Michelangelo (1475), Archimedes (-287), and Dante Alighieri (1265). After him are Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), Niccolò Machiavelli (1469), Benito Mussolini (1883), Cicero (-106), and Thomas Aquinas (1225).


Among politicians born in Italy, Augustus ranks 2Before him are Julius Caesar (-100). After him are Benito Mussolini (1883), Cicero (-106), Nero (37), Commodus (161), Caligula (12), Marcus Aurelius (121), Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Tiberius (-42), and Vespasian (9).

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