Constantine the Great

272 - 337

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Constantine I (27 February c. 272 – 22 May 337), also known as Constantine the Great, was a Roman emperor from AD 306 to 337 and the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. He played a pivotal role in elevating the status of Christianity in Rome, decriminalizing Christian practice and ceasing Christian persecution in a period referred to as the Constantinian shift. This initiated the cessation of the established ancient Roman religion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine the Great has received more than 11,725,786 page views. His biography is available in 129 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 124 in 2019). Constantine the Great is the 30th most popular politician (down from 19th in 2019), the most popular biography from Serbia and the most popular Serbian Politician.

Constantine the Great was most famous for being the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity.

Memorability Metrics

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    Page Views (PV)

  • 85.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 129

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Constantine the Great has had the most page views in the with 1,610,727 views, followed by Spanish (380,174), and French (244,858). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (1,093.51%), Marathi (345.64%), and Scottish Gaelic (295.44%)


Among politicians, Constantine the Great ranks 30 out of 19,576Before him are Louis XVI of France, Benito Mussolini, Hammurabi, Mao Zedong, Cicero, and Huang Xianfan. After him are Winston Churchill, Attila, Osman I, Umar, Maria Theresa, and Richard III of England.

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Among people born in 272, Constantine the Great ranks 1After him are Januarius, and Fermin. Among people deceased in 337, Constantine the Great ranks 1After him are Dalmatius, Hannibalianus, Julius Constantius, Alexander of Constantinople, and Flavius Dalmatius.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Constantine the Great ranks 1 out of 661After him are Jerome (345), Odoacer (433), Slobodan Milošević (1941), Decius (201), Romulus Augustulus (460), Maximian (240), Licinius (263), Mileva Marić (1875), Galerius (250), Constantius II (317), and Aurelian (214).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Constantine the Great ranks 1After him are Odoacer (433), Slobodan Milošević (1941), Decius (201), Maximian (240), Licinius (263), Galerius (250), Constantius II (317), Aurelian (214), Constantius Chlorus (250), Peter I of Serbia (1844), and Valentinian I (321).