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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 69,878 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Bardas Skleros is the 662nd most popular military personnel (down from 597th in 2019), the 529th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 500th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Turkish Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Bardas Skleros ranks 662 out of 1,468Before him are Nikolai Ogarkov, Jules Brunet, Helmuth von Pannwitz, Takeo Kurita, Hermocrates, and Charles Sweeney. After him are Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Lei Feng, Yoshijirō Umezu, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este, and Otto Kittel.

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Among people born in 1000, Bardas Skleros ranks 21Before him are Humbert of Silva Candida, Ibn al-Nadim, Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir, Antipope Gregory VI, Rozala of Italy, and Abd al-Rahman IV. After him are Vazul, Sulayman ibn al-Hakam, Marquess of Beixiang, Kenneth III of Scotland, Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia, and Sweyn Haakonsson. 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 529 out of 1,301Before him are Devlet Hatun (1361), Fevzi Çakmak (1876), Apollonius Molon (-200), Yeghishe Charents (1897), Leo the Deacon (950), and Nicholas Mystikos (852). After him are Petros Markaris (1937), Symeon the New Theologian (949), Yaşar Kemal (1923), Walter Sydney Adams (1876), Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), and Jovan Vladimir (990).


Among military personnels born in Turkey, Bardas Skleros ranks 11Before him are Andranik (1865), Thomas the Slav (800), Laskarina Bouboulina (1771), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Heraclius the Elder (600), and Kemal Reis (1451). After him are Sosthenes of Macedon (-400), Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha (1838), Artaphernes (-600), Lala Şahin Pasha (1330), Nureddin Pasha (1873), and Artabazos II (-400).