Flavius Aetius

390 - 454

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Flavius Aetius (also spelled Aëtius; Latin: [aːˈɛtiʊs]; c. 390 – 454) was a Roman general and statesman of the closing period of the Western Roman Empire. He was a military commander and the most influential man in the Empire for two decades (433–454). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Flavius Aetius has received more than 810,221 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Flavius Aetius is the 52nd most popular military personnel (down from 45th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Military Personnel.

Flavius Aetius was a Roman general who was most famous for his role in defending the Western Roman Empire from the Huns.

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Among military personnels, Flavius Aetius ranks 52 out of 2,058Before him are Romulus Augustulus, Isoroku Yamamoto, Michel Ney, Roland, Baron Munchausen, and Mikhail Kutuzov. After him are Erich Ludendorff, Prince Eugene of Savoy, Gerd von Rundstedt, Vasily Zaitsev, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, and Ernst Röhm.

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Among people born in 390, Flavius Aetius ranks 1After him are Pope Leo I, Pope Sixtus III, Bleda, Prosper of Aquitaine, Faustus of Byzantium, Festus, and Jeonji of Baekje. Among people deceased in 454, Flavius Aetius ranks 1After him are Ellac, Vortigern, Eutyches, Pope Dioscorus I of Alexandria, and Quodvultdeus.

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Among people born in Bulgaria, Flavius Aetius ranks 5 out of 415Before him are Aesop (-620), Ahmed III (1673), Belisarius (505), and Elias Canetti (1905). After him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Phocas (547), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864).


Among military personnels born in Bulgaria, Flavius Aetius ranks 2Before him are Belisarius (505). After him are Osman Pazvantoğlu (1758), Abdülkerim Nadir Pasha (1807), Macrianus Major (250), Fakhri Pasha (1868), Bonifacius (350), Vitalian (500), Nikola Ivanov (1861), and Stefan Toshev (1859).