Constantine VII

905 - 959

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Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Πορφυρογέννητος, translit. Kōnstantinos Porphyrogennētos; 17 May 905 – 9 November 959) was the fourth Emperor of the Macedonian dynasty of the Byzantine Empire, reigning from 6 June 913 to 9 November 959. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine VII has received more than 525,144 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Constantine VII is the 176th most popular writer (up from 187th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 82nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Turkish Writer.

Constantine VII is most famous for his reign as Byzantine Emperor from 913 to 959. He was the son of Romanos I Lekapenos, and the grandson of Emperor Romanos I. Constantine VII had a long and prosperous reign, but he is best known for his military achievements.

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Among writers, Constantine VII ranks 176 out of 5,794Before him are Joseph Conrad, Jean Racine, Menander, Geoffrey Chaucer, François-René de Chateaubriand, and Dale Carnegie. After him are Isaac Bashevis Singer, Terence, Naguib Mahfouz, John Milton, Ahmad ibn Hanbal, and John the Evangelist.

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Among people born in 905, Constantine VII ranks 1After him are Berthold, Duke of Bavaria, Al-Mustakfi, and Abu al-Misk Kafur. Among people deceased in 959, Constantine VII ranks 1After him are Eadwig and Pietro III Candiano.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Constantine VII ranks 73 out of 1,128Before him are Saint Blaise (300), Mahmud I (1696), Aspasia (-470), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), Honorius (384), and Rachel (-3500). After him are Nestorius (381), Piri Reis (1470), Ibn Taymiyyah (1263), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), Alexios I Komnenos (1048), and Abdulmejid II (1868).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Constantine VII ranks 3Before him are Homer (-800) and Hesiod (-800). After him are Lucian (120), Orhan Pamuk (1952), Anacreon (-570), Anna Komnene (1083), Dionysius of Halicarnassus (-60), Ammianus Marcellinus (330), Yunus Emre (1240), Giorgos Seferis (1900), and Novatian (220).