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Galerius (; Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus; c. 258 – May 311) was Roman emperor from 305 to 311. During his reign he campaigned, aided by Diocletian, against the Sassanid Empire, sacking their capital Ctesiphon in 299. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galerius has received more than 502,136 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Galerius is the 397th most popular politician (down from 357th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 4th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Galerius was the emperor of the eastern Roman Empire from 305 to 311. He is most famous for his edict of toleration, which granted religious freedom to Christians, Jews, and other religions.

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Among politicians, Galerius ranks 397 out of 15,710Before him are Willy Brandt, Tiberius Gracchus, Woodrow Wilson, Richard II of England, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Theodoric the Great. After him are Leopold I of Belgium, Miklós Horthy, Orhan, William III of England, Radovan Karadžić, and Moctezuma II.

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Among people born in 250, Galerius ranks 2Before him is Helena. After him are Constantius Chlorus, Saint Florian, Pope Caius, Lactantius, Pope Miltiades, Saint Maurice, Pope Marcellinus, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope Eusebius, and Carinus. Among people deceased in 311, Galerius ranks 2Before him is Diocletian. After him are Dorothea of Caesarea, Pope Peter I of Alexandria, and Methodius of Olympus.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Galerius ranks 5 out of 313Before him are Aesop (-620), Ahmed III (1673), Flavius Aetius (390), and Elias Canetti (1905). After him are Belisarius (505), Aurelian (214), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Phocas (547), and Marcian (396).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Galerius ranks 2Before him are Ahmed III (1673). After him are Aurelian (214), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Phocas (547), Marcian (396), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Talaat Pasha (1874), and Boris I of Bulgaria (828).