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Faustina the Elder

105 - 140

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Annia Galeria Faustina the Elder, sometimes referred to as Faustina I or Faustina Major (born c. 100; died in October or November of 140), was a Roman empress and wife of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius. The emperor Marcus Aurelius was her nephew and later became her adopted son, along with Emperor Lucius Verus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faustina the Elder has received more than 182,878 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Faustina the Elder is the 191st most popular companion (down from 174th in 2019), the 889th most popular biography from Italy (down from 824th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Companion.

Faustina the Elder was a Roman Empress and wife of Emperor Antoninus Pius. She was most famous for her religious devotion, and for being the first Roman Empress to have a temple dedicated to her.

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Among companions, Faustina the Elder ranks 191 out of 673Before her are Maria Theresa of Austria, Constance of Aragon, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Meritamen, Joanna la Beltraneja, and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. After her are Philippa of Lancaster, Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, Rachele Mussolini, Joan the Lame, and Empress Kōjun.

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Among people born in 105, Faustina the Elder ranks 1After her are Emperor Shang of Han and Gaeru of Baekje. Among people deceased in 140, Faustina the Elder ranks 1After her are Menelaus of Alexandria, Basilides, and Mithridates V of Parthia.

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Among people born in Italy, Faustina the Elder ranks 889 out of 4,668Before her are Roberto Mancini (1964), Epicharmus of Kos (-524), Marie Mancini (1639), Ladislaus of Naples (1377), Silas (1), and Fulvia (-77). After her are Giorgio Parisi (1948), Emilio De Bono (1866), Peter Damian (1007), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), Mario Monti (1943), and Errico Malatesta (1853).


Among companions born in Italy, Faustina the Elder ranks 18Before her are Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688), Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685), Margherita of Savoy (1851), Amalasuntha (495), and Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (1806). After her are Rachele Mussolini (1890), Clementia of Hungary (1293), Julia (-76), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Vibia Sabina (86), and Adelaide of Austria (1822).