Constantine the Great

272 - 337

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Constantine I (Latin: Flavius Valerius Constantinus; Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Konstantinos; 27 February c. 272 – 22 May 337), also known as Constantine the Great, was Roman emperor from AD 306 to 337, and the first to convert to Christianity. Born in Naissus, Dacia Mediterranea (now Niš, Serbia), he was the son of Flavius Constantius, a Roman army officer of Illyrian origin who had been one of the four rulers of the Tetrarchy. His mother, Helena, was a Greek and a Christian, and of low birth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine the Great has received more than 9,351,966 page views. His biography is available in 124 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). Constantine the Great is the 19th most popular politician (down from 15th in 2019), the most popular biography from Serbia and the most popular Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Constantine the Great ranks 19 out of 15,577Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent, David, Saladin, Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, and Winston Churchill. After him are Benito Mussolini, Tutankhamun, Hannibal, Otto von Bismarck, Hammurabi, and Cicero.

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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, Flavius Dalmatius, and Alexander of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Serbia, Constantine the Great ranks 1 out of 564After him are Jerome (345), Slobodan Milošević (1941), Romulus Augustulus (460), Odoacer (433), Decius (201), Aurelian (214), Mileva Marić (1875), Maximian (240), Constantius II (317), Licinius (263), and Constantius Chlorus (250).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Constantine the Great ranks 1After him are Slobodan Milošević (1941), Odoacer (433), Decius (201), Aurelian (214), Maximian (240), Constantius II (317), Licinius (263), Constantius Chlorus (250), Peter I of Serbia (1844), Claudius Gothicus (210), and Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923).