David IV of Georgia

1073 - 1125

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David IV, also known as David the Builder (Georgian: დავით აღმაშენებელი, Davit Aghmashenebeli) (1073– 24 January 1125), of the Bagrationi dynasty, was a 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 311,927 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). David IV of Georgia is the 1,912th most popular politician (down from 1,710th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 11th in 2019) 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 1,912 out of 15,710Before him are Seongjong of Joseon, Ermanaric, Peter II of Aragon, Vannozza dei Cattanei, Heinrich Brüning, and Muhammad Shaybani. After him are Bounnhang Vorachith, Josep Borrell, Svatopluk I of Moravia, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, Stamford Raffles, and Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb.

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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, Magnus Barefoot, Leopold III, Margrave of Austria, Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir, and Ibn al-Qalanisi. 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 292Before him are Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Tamar of Georgia (1166), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), and Sergei Parajanov (1924). After him are Niko Pirosmani (1862), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Sayat-Nova (1712), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Giya Kancheli (1935), and Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326).

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), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), and Tamar of Georgia (1166). After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), and Rusudan of Georgia (1194).