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, Queen of Numidia (briefly in 25 BC) and Mauretania (25 BC – 5 BC) and Queen of Cyrenaica (34 BC – 30 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 1,666,755 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Cleopatra Selene II is the 877th most popular politician (up from 1,013th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 61st in 2019) and the 24th most popular Egyptian 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 877 out of 19,576Before her are Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, Casimir III the Great, Paul of Greece, Boris III of Bulgaria, Zeno, and Sima Yi. After her are Li Si, Empress Gi, Stanisław August Poniatowski, Donald Tusk, Halime Sultan, and Merovech.

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

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Among people born in Egypt, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 58 out of 642Before her are Tiye (-1398), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922), Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (1921), Shoshenq I (-1000), and Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60). After her are Hassan al-Banna (1906), Sayyid Qutb (1906), Sextus Empiricus (160), Djedefre (-2600), Appian (95), and Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 24Before her are Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Farouk of Egypt (1920), Smenkhkare (-1400), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Shoshenq I (-1000), and Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60). After her are Djedefre (-2600), Ptolemy VIII Physcon (-182), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), Mohamed Morsi (1951), and Fuad I of Egypt (1868).