Constantine XI Palaiologos

1404 - 1453

Constantine XI Palaiologos

Constantine XI Dragases Palaiologos or Dragaš Palaeologus (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Δραγάσης Παλαιολόγος, Kōnstantinos Dragasēs Palaiologos; 8 February 1405 – 29 May 1453) was the last Byzantine emperor, reigning from 1449 to his death in battle at the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. Constantine's death marked the end of the Byzantine Empire, an institution tracing its origin to Constantine the Great's foundation of Constantinople as the Roman Empire's new capital in 330. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine XI Palaiologos has received more than 1,506,191 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 325th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Constantine XI Palaiologos ranks 322 out of 14,801Before him are Elagabalus, Dido, Djoser, Indira Gandhi, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Alcibiades. After him are Mustafa II, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Abdul Hamid I, George IV of the United Kingdom, Edward VI of England, and Philip III of Spain.

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Among people born in 1404, Constantine XI Palaiologos ranks 3Before him are Murad II and Leon Battista Alberti. After him are Marie of Anjou, John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, and Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots. Among people deceased in 1453, Constantine XI Palaiologos ranks 1After him are Giovanni Giustiniani, John Dunstaple, Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Younger, John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Sophia of Lithuania, and Álvaro de Luna, 1st Duke of Trujillo.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Constantine XI Palaiologos ranks 55 out of 901Before him are Croesus (-596), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Mehmed V (1844), Elagabalus (203), Epictetus (50), and Gregory of Nazianzus (329). After him are Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Xenophanes (-570), Selim III (1761), Alp Arslan (1029), and Saint Blaise (300).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Constantine XI Palaiologos ranks 32Before him are Ahmed II (1643), Orhan (1288), Croesus (-596), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Mehmed V (1844), and Elagabalus (203). After him are Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Selim III (1761), Alp Arslan (1029), Mahmud I (1696), and Priam (null).

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