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Domitian (; Latin: Domitianus; 24 October 51 – 18 September 96) was a Roman emperor who reigned from 81 to 96. The son of Vespasian and the younger brother of Titus, his two predecessors on the throne, he was the last member of the Flavian dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domitian has received more than 3,034,113 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Domitian is the 228th most popular politician (down from 189th in 2019), the 95th most popular biography from Italy (down from 86th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Politician.

Domitian is most famous for being the emperor of Rome from 81-96 AD. He was the last emperor of the Flavian dynasty. Domitian was a ruthless ruler who was paranoid about his own safety. He is most famous for the persecution of Christians, and the building of the Colosseum.

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Among politicians, Domitian ranks 228 out of 15,577Before him are Harald V of Norway, Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, David Ben-Gurion, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Anwar Sadat, and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Edward VI of England, Odoacer, Theodore Roosevelt, and Martin Bormann.

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Among people born in 51, Domitian ranks 1 Among people deceased in 96, Domitian ranks 1After him are Quintilian, Joseph of Arimathea, and Statius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domitian ranks 95 out of 4,668Before him are Bud Spencer (1929), Girolamo Savonarola (1452), Brutus the Younger (-85), Tintoretto (1518), Pope Pius X (1835), and Enrico Fermi (1901). After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Pliny the Elder (23), Pope Benedict XV (1854), Pope Paul III (1468), Terence Hill (1939), and Pope Leo XIII (1810).


Among politicians born in Italy, Domitian ranks 18Before him are Mark Antony (-83), Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Titus (41), and Brutus the Younger (-85). After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Antoninus Pius (86), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Scipio Africanus (-235), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820).