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Decimus Caelius Calvinus Balbinus (died 29 July 238) was Roman emperor with Pupienus for three months in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Balbinus has received more than 247,274 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Balbinus is the 886th most popular politician (up from 948th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 142nd in 2019) and the 80th most popular Turkish Politician.

Balbinus is most famous for being the third Roman emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors.

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Among politicians, Balbinus ranks 886 out of 15,710Before him are Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Marcian, Michael II, Chun Doo-hwan, Aurangzeb, and Tullus Hostilius. After him are Charles XV of Sweden, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, William III of the Netherlands, Julius Streicher, Nizam al-Mulk, and Arthur Henderson.

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Among people born in 178, Balbinus ranks 1After him is Lü Meng. Among people deceased in 238, Balbinus ranks 3Before him are Maximinus Thrax and Gordian I. After him are Gordian II, Pupienus, and Julius Pollux.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Balbinus ranks 137 out of 1,128Before him are Basil I (811), Nikephoros I (760), John VIII Palaiologos (1392), Leo VI the Wise (866), Stefan Dušan (1308), and Michael II (770). After him are Stilicho (359), Simeon Stylites (389), Hecataeus of Miletus (-550), Pope Vitalian (600), Antinous (111), and Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Balbinus ranks 80Before him are Basil I (811), Nikephoros I (760), John VIII Palaiologos (1392), Leo VI the Wise (866), Stefan Dušan (1308), and Michael II (770). After him are Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002), Constantine V (718), Basil II (958), Michael III (840), Mausolus (-410), and Constantine IV (652).