Didius Julianus

133 - 193

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Marcus Didius Julianus (; 29 January 133 or 137 – 2 June 193) was Roman emperor for nine weeks from March to June 193, during the Year of the Five Emperors. Julianus had a promising political career, governing several provinces, including Dalmatia and Germania Inferior, and defeated the Chauci and Chatti, two invading Germanic tribes. He was even appointed to the consulship in 175 along with Pertinax as a reward, before being demoted by Commodus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Didius Julianus has received more than 1,072,691 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Didius Julianus is the 385th most popular politician (up from 519th in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from Italy (up from 249th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Italian Politician.

Didius Julianus was most famous for being the emperor of Rome for only three days. He was chosen by the Roman Senate to be emperor after the death of Pertinax.

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Among politicians, Didius Julianus ranks 385 out of 15,710Before him are Narmer, Louis Bonaparte, Şehzade Mustafa, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, and Vitellius. After him are Raúl Castro, Mustafa II, José Mujica, Louis X of France, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Willy Brandt.

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Among people born in 133, Didius Julianus ranks 1After him are Athenagoras of Athens and Cai Yong. Among people deceased in 193, Didius Julianus ranks 2Before him is Pertinax. After him are Xiao He and Manlia Scantilla.

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Among people born in Italy, Didius Julianus ranks 188 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Martin V (1369), Guido of Arezzo (991), Luchino Visconti (1906), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Vitellius (15), and Pope Nicholas V (1397). After him are Rita of Cascia (1381), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Pope Clement XI (1649), Pope Clement XIV (1705), and Pope Leo XI (1535).


Among politicians born in Italy, Didius Julianus ranks 35Before him are Numa Pompilius (-753), Lucius Verus (130), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Pertinax (126), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), and Vitellius (15). After him are Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Servius Tullius (-600), Otho (32), Sergio Mattarella (1941), Valentinian III (419), and Catiline (-109).