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 969,580 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Cleopatra Selene II is the 1,023rd most popular politician (up from 1,337th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 82nd in 2019) and the 30th 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 1,023 out of 15,710Before her are Yazdegerd III, Joachim Gauck, James Madison, Shaka, Sebastian of Portugal, and Mohammad Mosaddegh. After her are Édouard Daladier, Agrippina the Elder, Demetrius I of Macedon, Emperor Wu of Jin, Richard Cromwell, and Zachary Taylor.

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Among people born in 40 BC, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 1After her are Alexander Helios, Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus, Musa of Parthia, 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 66 out of 520Before her are Amenhotep II (-1401), Djedefre (-2600), Sextus Empiricus (160), Shoshenq I (-1000), Constantine P. Cavafy (1863), and Tiye (-1398). After her are Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876), Apollonius of Rhodes (-295), Eli Cohen (1924), Psamtik I (-700), Saint Apollonia (110), and Pachomius the Great (292).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Cleopatra Selene II ranks 30Before her are Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Farouk of Egypt (1920), Amenhotep II (-1401), Djedefre (-2600), and Shoshenq I (-1000). After her are Psamtik I (-700), Berenice IV of Egypt (-77), Meritaten (-1400), Den (-3000), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), and Teti (-2350).