Faustina the Younger

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Annia Galeria Faustina the Younger (c. 130 AD, – 175/176 AD) was Roman empress from 161 to her death as the wife of emperor Marcus Aurelius, her maternal cousin. Faustina was the youngest child of emperor Antoninus Pius and empress Faustina the Elder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faustina the Younger has received more than 1,221,957 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Faustina the Younger is the 2,255th most popular politician (down from 2,008th in 2019), the 788th most popular biography from Italy (down from 736th in 2019) and the 151st most popular Italian Politician.

Faustina the Younger was the wife of Antoninus Pius and the mother of Marcus Aurelius. She is most famous for her piety and her patronage of the arts.

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Among politicians, Faustina the Younger ranks 2,255 out of 19,576Before her are Hermann Müller, Radu cel Frumos, Hermann von Salza, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Géza I of Hungary, and Tiglath-Pileser III. After her are Emperor Itoku, Abu Sa'id Bahadur Khan, Karel Schwarzenberg, James I of Scotland, Li Hongzhang, and Peng Dehuai.

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Among people born in 125, Faustina the Younger ranks 2Before her is Apuleius. After her is Polycrates of Ephesus. Among people deceased in 175, Faustina the Younger ranks 2Before her is Arrian. After her is Avidius Cassius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Faustina the Younger ranks 788 out of 5,161Before her are Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), Milo of Croton (-557), Pope Benedict IV (860), Maria Goretti (1890), and Giosuè Carducci (1835). After her are Pietro Metastasio (1698), Lorenzo di Credi (1459), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469), Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85), and Eros Ramazzotti (1963).


Among politicians born in Italy, Faustina the Younger ranks 151Before her are Lucius Cornelius Cinna (-135), Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), and Milo of Croton (-557). After her are Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85), Nero Julius Caesar (6), Athalaric (516), Giovanna of Italy (1907), Phalaris (-700), and Peter, King of Hungary (1011).