Cleopatra Selene II

40 BC - 5

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Cleopatra Selene II (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Σελήνη; summer 40 BC – c. 5 BC; the numeration is modern) was a Ptolemaic princess and Queen of Numidia (briefly in 25 BC) and Mauretania (25 BC – 5 BC). She was an important royal woman in the early Augustan age. Cleopatra Selene was the only daughter of Greek Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Roman Triumvir Mark Antony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cleopatra Selene II has received more than 1,062,113 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Cleopatra Selene II is the 1,021st most popular politician (up from 1,022nd in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 66th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Politician.

Cleopatra Selene II was the daughter of Cleopatra Selene I and King Juba II of Mauretania. She was the sister of Ptolemy XV Caesarion, Cleopatra Selene II, and Ptolemy XVI Philopator. She was the wife of King Antiochus VIII Grypus of Syria.

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Among politicians, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 1,021 out of 15,577Before her are Tokhtamysh, Jiaqing Emperor, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Mary, Queen of Hungary, Oruç Reis, and Gratian. After her are Li Si, Nikephoros II Phokas, Ivan V of Russia, Nabonidus, Frederick V of the Palatinate, and Xiang Yu.

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Among people born in 40 BC, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 1After her are Alexander Helios, Musa of Parthia, Paullus Fabius Maximus, and Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus. Among people deceased in 5, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 1

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Among people born in Egypt, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 62 out of 582Before her are Tiye (-1398), Sneferu (-2700), Amenhotep II (-1401), Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876), Eli Cohen (1924), and Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184). After her are Saint Apollonia (110), Meritaten (-1400), Muhammad Abduh (1849), Sextus Empiricus (160), Shoshenq I (-1000), and Sayyid Qutb (1906).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 28Before her are Farouk of Egypt (1920), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Sneferu (-2700), Amenhotep II (-1401), and Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184). After her are Meritaten (-1400), Shoshenq I (-1000), Psamtik I (-700), Den (-3000), Isetnofret (-1250), and Mohamed Morsi (1951).