Bardas Skleros

1000 - 991

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Bardas Skleros (Greek: Βάρδας Σκληρός) or Sclerus was a Byzantine general who led a wide-scale Asian rebellion against Emperor Basil II during the years 976 to 979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bardas Skleros has received more than 52,631 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Bardas Skleros is the 597th most popular military personnel (up from 599th in 2019), the 500th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 493rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Turkish Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Bardas Skleros ranks 597 out of 1,466Before him are Jack Phillips, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Otto Kittel, Pál Maléter, Saitō Hajime, and Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard. After him are Hannibal Gisco, Raoul Salan, George I Rákóczi, Johan Banér, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, and Takijirō Ōnishi.

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Among people born in 1000, Bardas Skleros ranks 17Before him are Antipope John XVI, Saint Emeric of Hungary, Humbert of Silva Candida, Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria, Ibn al-Nadim, and Lothair II of Italy. After him are Antipope Gregory VI, Marquess of Beixiang, Kenneth III of Scotland, Abd al-Rahman IV, Rozala of Italy, and Sulayman ibn al-Hakam. Among people deceased in 991, Bardas Skleros ranks 1After him are Emperor En'yū and Tribuno Memmo.

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Among people born in Turkey, Bardas Skleros ranks 500 out of 1,128Before him are Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Manuel Chrysoloras (1355), George Hamartolos (900), Halit Ergenç (1970), Metrodorus of Lampsacus (-331), and Rufinus (335). After him are Mursili III (-1400), Eustathius of Antioch (300), Cornelia Salonina (300), Pharnaces I of Pontus (-300), Agathius (300), and Tervel of Bulgaria (675).


Among military personnels born in Turkey, Bardas Skleros ranks 10Before him are Eumenes (-362), Andranik (1865), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Thomas the Slav (800), Laskarina Bouboulina (1771), and Heraclius the Elder (600). After him are Sosthenes of Macedon (-400), Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha (1838), Kemal Reis (1451), Artabazos I of Phrygia (-600), Lala Şahin Pasha (1330), and Gainas (400).