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David IV of Georgia

1073 - 1125

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David IV, also known as David IV the Builder (Georgian: დავით IV აღმაშენებელი, Davit IV Aghmashenebeli) (1073–1125), of the Bagrationi dynasty, was the 5th king of United Georgia from 1089 until his death in 1125.Popularly considered to be the greatest and most successful Georgian ruler in history and an original architect of the Georgian Golden Age, he succeeded in driving the Seljuk Turks out of the country, winning the Battle of Didgori in 1121. His reforms of the army and administration enabled him to reunite the country and bring most of the lands of the Caucasus under Georgia's control. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David IV of Georgia has received more than 453,609 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). David IV of Georgia is the 1,518th most popular politician (up from 1,909th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Georgia and the 6th most popular Georgian Politician.

David IV of Georgia was most famous for his military exploits, including his victory over the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Krtsanisi in 1795.

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Among politicians, David IV of Georgia ranks 1,518 out of 15,577Before him are Theodoric I, Athaulf, Carlos I of Portugal, Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, Gallienus, and Paul Biya. After him are Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Emperor Yang of Sui, Oswald Mosley, Haggai, Jehoiakim, and Jingtai Emperor.

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Among people born in 1073, David IV of Georgia ranks 2Before him is Pope Anastasius IV. After him are Alfonso the Battler, Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir, Magnus Barefoot, Ibn al-Qalanisi, and Geoffrey IV, Count of Anjou. Among people deceased in 1125, David IV of Georgia ranks 3Before him are Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor and Vladimir II Monomakh. After him are Inge the Younger, Cosmas of Prague, Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Theophilus Presbyter, and Eustace III, Count of Boulogne.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, David IV of Georgia ranks 13 out of 342Before him are Shota Rustaveli (1172), Halime Sultan (1576), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Nona Gaprindashvili (1941), Pyotr Bagration (1765), and Tigran Petrosian (1929). After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), Sergei Parajanov (1924), Niko Pirosmani (1862), Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), and Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, David IV of Georgia ranks 6Before him are Joseph Stalin (1879), Darius the Great (-550), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Tamar of Georgia (1166), and Halime Sultan (1576). After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), and Herbert Backe (1896).