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Elagabalus ( EL-ə-GAB-ə-ləs) or Heliogabalus ( HEE-lee-ə-, -⁠lee-oh-; c. 204 – 11 March 222) was Roman emperor from 218 to 222. A member of the Severan dynasty, he was the second son of Julia Soaemias and Sextus Varius Marcellus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elagabalus has received more than 1,888,972 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 319th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Elagabalus ranks 316 out of 14,801Before him are George III of the United Kingdom, Abdulmejid I, Bill Clinton, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Edward III of England, and Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Dido, Djoser, Indira Gandhi, Lyndon B. Johnson, Alcibiades, and Constantine XI Palaiologos.

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Among people born in 203, Elagabalus ranks 2Before him is Plotinus.  Among people deceased in 222, Elagabalus ranks 1After him are Zhang Liao, Ma Chao, Gan Ning, Huang Gai, Bardaisan, Annia Faustina, Julia Soaemias, and Hierocles.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Elagabalus ranks 52 out of 901Before him are Ahmed II (1643), Orhan (1288), Anaxagoras (-500), Croesus (-596), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), and Mehmed V (1844). After him are Epictetus (50), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), and Xenophanes (-570).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Elagabalus ranks 31Before him are Julian (331), Ahmed II (1643), Orhan (1288), Croesus (-596), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), and Mehmed V (1844). After him are Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Selim III (1761), Alp Arslan (1029), and Mahmud I (1696).

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